Behm Name Meaning

German: variant of Boehm. Until the late 17th century this was the usual form of the name, the -o- spelling becoming the more frequent after that time.

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


Similar surnames: Behl, Beam, Behn, Boehm, Kehm, Dehm, Bihm, Rehm, Bohm, Beem

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Behm Family Origin

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Behm Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    100%

In 1881, the most common Behm occupation in Canada was Tailor. 100% of Behm's were Tailors.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Behm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Behm in 1943 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behm

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