Behel Family History

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Behel Name Meaning

Altered form of German Behl or Böhl (see Boehle).

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


Similar surnames: Behl, Beel, Gehl, Nebel, Behe, Wefel, Bedel, Besel, Bethel, Benzel

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Behel Family Origin

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Behel Family Occupations

What did your Behel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Houskeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Behel. 36% of Behel men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Executive
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Houskeeper
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Behel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 923 census records available for the last name Behel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behel 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 96 immigration records available for the last name Behel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 235 military records available for the last name Behel. For the veterans among your Behel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behel Life Expectancy

What is the average Behel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Behel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Behel in 1958 was 49, and 50 in 2004.

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