The surname Beckert was first found in Blois, a city and the capital of Loir-et-Cher department in central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Loire and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
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