Bek Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Beck 5 ‘baker’. Slovenian: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Beg.

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

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Bek Family Origin

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Bek Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In Store

    17%
  • Evangelist Preacher

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bek family was Hotel Keeper. Clerk In Store, Evangelist Preacher and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bek. The most common Bek occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 17% of Bek's were Clerk In Stores.

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Bek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Bek in 1959 was 65, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bek

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