Behn Family History

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Behn Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Bernhard. in some cases, perhaps a variant of Bein, from Middle Low German ben ‘bone’, ‘leg’.

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

Similar surnames: Bein, Benn, Dehn, Been, Bohn, Rehn, Bahn, Bean, Bern, Behr

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Behn Family Origin

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Behn Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Behn.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Behn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Behn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behn 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Behn. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Behn. For the veterans among your Behn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behn Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Behn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Behn in 1957 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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