Behel Family History

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Behel Name Meaning

Altered form of German Behl or Böhl (see Boehle).

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


Similar surnames: Behl, Beel, Gehl, Nebel, Behe, Wefel, Bedel, Besel, Bethel, Benzel

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Behel Family Origin

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Behel Family Occupations

What did your Behel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Draughtsman, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behel. The most common Behel occupation in the USA was Draughtsman. 25% of Behel's were Draughtsmans. A less common occupation for the Behel family was Patent Agency.

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  • Draughtsman

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Patent Agency

    25%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Behel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Behel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Behel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Behel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Behel. For the veterans among your Behel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behel Life Expectancy

What is the average Behel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Behel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Behel in 1958 was 49, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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