Behnke Family History

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Behnke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Bernhard.

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


Similar surnames: Dehnke, Behnken, Benke, Boehnke, Ehmke, Reinke, Denke, Weinke, Lenke

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Behnke Family Origin

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Behnke Family Occupations

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  • Tailoress

    100%

In 1881, the most common Behnke occupation in Canada was Tailoress. 100% of Behnke's were Tailoresss.

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Behnke Historical Records

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Behnke Life Expectancy

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