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Beckum Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Bekkum, from the dative plural case of bekk ‘stream’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived ‘by the streams’. Possibly a variant spelling of English Beckham.

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

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Beckum Family Origin

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Beckum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

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Beckum Historical Records

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Beckum Life Expectancy

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