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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Beckford

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Alt. Meaning

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

E is for eager, let's get started!

C is for confident, no doubts here!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Beckford

Tyson Beckford is a model. Tyson was born on December 19th, 1970 in Rochester, New York, U.S.


Jermaine Beckford is a soccer player for the Preston North End F.C., Chelsea F.C., Wealdstone F.C., Uxbridge F.C., Leeds United F.C., Carlisle United F.C., Scunthorpe United F.C., Everton F.C., Leicester City F.C., Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., and Jamaica national football team. Jermaine was born on December 9th, 1983 in Ealing, London, England.


William Thomas Beckford was a writer, art collector, and politician. William was born on October 1st, 1760. He breathed his last breath on May 2nd, 1844.


U-Roy is a reggae, dancehall, and dub music musician. He has been prominent since 1961. U-Roy was given the name Ewart Beckford on September 21st, 1942 in Jones Town, Jamaica. U-Roy is also known as The Originator.


Robert was born in 1965.


Peter was born in 1643. He passed away in 1710.


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Popularity of Beckford as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Beckford U.S.
  White 10.62% 64.26%
  African American 78.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Beckford

People with the last name Beckford are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Beckford

  • How Popular is the name Beckford? As a last name Beckford was the 7,748th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Beckford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Beckford is Monday, April 8th, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Beckford? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Beckford. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Beckford: Your name in reverse order is Drofkceb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bedcorfk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Beckford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,285 people with the last name Beckford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Beckford? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Beckford as their last name.

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