Brooklyn Beckham

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Birth Name: Brooklyn Joseph Beckham

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 4 March, 1999

Ethnicity: English, as well as one eighth Ashkenazi Jewish, and 1/32 German

Brooklyn Beckham is a British-born photographer, chef, and model. He is the son of legendary footballer David Beckham and businessperson, singer, fashion designer, and model Victoria Beckham, who was a member of the girl group Spice Girls. His brother is professional footballer Romeo Beckham. Brooklyn is married to American actress Nicola Peltz.

Brooklyn is of mostly English descent. One of Brooklyn’s paternal great-grandfathers was Jewish, and one of Brooklyn’s maternal great-great-great-grandfathers was of German descent.

Brooklyn’s paternal grandfather is David Edward Alan Beckham (the son of Aubrey Edward Jack Beckham and Doris May Hamilton). David was born in Edmonton, Middlesex, England. Aubrey was the son of Edward Charles Beckham and Queenie Violet Eldridge. Doris was the daughter of Charles Theodore Hamilton and Emily Beatrice Bartlett.

Brooklyn’s paternal grandmother is Sandra Georgina West (the daughter of Joseph West and Margaret Jean Wiggins). Sandra was born in Shoreditch, London, England. Joseph was the son of James Walter West and Hannah Llewellyn. He was raised in a Jewish household in London. Margaret was the daughter of Ernest Albert Wiggins and Rose Aldrich.

Brooklyn’s maternal grandfather is Anthony William Adams (the son of William John Percy Adams and Alice W. Porter). Anthony was born in Edmonton, Middlesex, England. Brooklyn’s great-grandfather William was the son of Charles Henry Adams and Emily Florence Julsum.

Brooklyn’s maternal grandmother is Jacqueline Doreen Cannon (the daughter of George Charles Cannon and Dorothy Caroline Akehurst). Jacqueline was born in Saint Pancras, London, England. George was the son of William George Cannon and Mary Ann Pfander. Dorothy was the daughter of Thomas Frederick Akehurst and Caroline Jennie Feasey.

Brooklyn’s great-great-grandmother Mary Ann Pfander’s father, Charles Pfander, was born in England, to German parents, Carl Heinrich “Charles” Pfaender and Caroline Louise Ruckwied. Carl was a Communist revolutionary who was a colleague of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

Sources: Genealogy of Brooklyn Beckham –

Genealogies of Brooklyn’s father –

Brooklyn’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Edward Charles Beckham, on the 1911 England and Wales Census –

Brooklyn’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, William John Beckham and Harriet Fletcher, on the 1901 England and Wales Census –

Obituary of Brooklyn’s paternal great-grandfather, Joseph West –

Mention of Brooklyn's German ancestry –

2 Responses

  1. mycarf123123 says:

    In that ‘Ethnicity’ section: make ‘Ashkenzi Jewish’ instead of just ‘Jewish’ (as it is in his father’s profile).

  2. phaedra says:

    Kinda handsome. Has his mother’s eyes.

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