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

What did your Behnke ancestors do for a living?

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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

Behnke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Behnke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behnke 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 Behnke. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Behnke. For the veterans among your Behnke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behnke Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Behnke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Behnke in 1953 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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