Bein Name Meaning

German: from Bein ‘bone’, ‘leg’, as a nickname for a cripple or for someone who was exceptionally long-legged. In some cases it may be a short form of a compound name containing this element such as Langbein (‘long leg’), Stelzbein (‘peg leg’). North German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard. In Low German the older short form Behn (see Behn) was diphthongized to Bein.

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


Similar surnames: Wein, Behn, Benn, Bain, Been, Mein, Lein, Bean, Bern, Dein

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Bein Family Origin

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Bein Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    50%
  • Dressmaker

    50%

In 1881, the most common Bein occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 50% of Bein's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur and Dressmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bein.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Bein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bein in 1953 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bein

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