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Biehn Name Meaning

German:: possibly a habitational name from any of several places called Bienen (Lower Rhine) or from Biene near Lingen. variant of Bien .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Biehl, Bien, Biron, Lien, Wiehl, Kiehn, Behn, Kiehl, Wien, Fehn

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Where is the Biehn family from?

You can see how Biehn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Biehn family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Biehn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Biehn families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Biehn's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Biehn families in 1911.
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What did your Biehn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Biehn. 80% of Biehn men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biehn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biehn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 416 immigration records available for the last name Biehn. 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 Cards

There are 648 military records available for the last name Biehn. For the veterans among your Biehn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Biehn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Biehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Biehn in 1962 was 77, and 87 in 2004.

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