Behrman Family History

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Behrman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Berman. Respelling of German Behrmann, also found in Sweden.

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

Similar surnames: Behrmann, Berman, Ehrman, Lehrman, Beerman, Birman, Perman, Werman

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Behrman Family Origin

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Behrman Family Occupations

What did your Behrman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behrman family was Baker. Farmer, Keeping House and Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behrman. The most common Behrman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Behrman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Porter

  • Baker


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Behrman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Behrman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behrman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Behrman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Behrman. For the veterans among your Behrman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behrman Life Expectancy

What is the average Behrman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Behrman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Behrman in 1956 was 77, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behrman

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