Bockrath Family History

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Bockrath Name Meaning

North German: probably a topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in a beech wood, from Middle Low German boke ‘beech’ + rath ‘clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Borth, Kath, Beckman, Bockman, Booth, Beckwith, Bozarth, Unrath

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Bockrath Family Origin

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Bockrath Family Occupations

What did your Bockrath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dairy and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bockrath. A less common occupation for the Bockrath family was Farming. The most common Bockrath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bockrath's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dairy

  • Engineer

  • Farming


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Bockrath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bockrath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bockrath 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Bockrath. 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 229 military records available for the last name Bockrath. For the veterans among your Bockrath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bockrath Life Expectancy

What is the average Bockrath lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bockrath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bockrath in 1964 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

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