Behme Family History

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Behme Name Meaning

German: one of the many variants of Boehm.

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


Similar surnames: Behe, Behm, Boehme, Behre, Oehme, Behne, Bihm, Behmer, Lemme, Temme

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Behme Family Origin

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Behme Family Occupations

What did your Behme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behme. A less common occupation for the Behme family was Drayman. The most common Behme occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Behme's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Drayman

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Behme Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Behme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behme 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 Behme. 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 Behme. For the veterans among your Behme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behme Life Expectancy

What is the average Behme lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Behme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Behme in 1963 was 80, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behme 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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