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Beckstrand Name Meaning

Swedish: variant mostly Americanized of Bäckstrand an 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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Where is the Beckstrand family from?

You can see how Beckstrand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beckstrand family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Beckstrand families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Beckstrand families living in Utah. This was about 67% of all the recorded Beckstrand's in USA. Utah had the highest population of Beckstrand families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beckstrand surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beckstrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beckstrand. 43% of Beckstrand men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Beckstrand women worked as a Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Farm Laborer
    27%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Beckstrand family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 938 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 Lists

There are 137 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 Cards

There are 132 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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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.

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