Beckstrand Family History

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Beckstrand Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + strand ‘shore’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ekstrand, Bergstrand, Beckstead, Engstrand, Nordstrand, Lindstrand

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Beckstrand Family Origin

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Beckstrand Family Occupations

What did your Beckstrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beckstrand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Beckstrand's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckstrand. A less common occupation for the Beckstrand family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beckstrand ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beckstrand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beckstrand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beckstrand census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Beckstrand. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Beckstrand. For the veterans among your Beckstrand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beckstrand Life Expectancy

What is the average Beckstrand lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Beckstrand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Beckstrand in 1961 was 60, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beckstrand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beckstrand ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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