Behne Family History

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Behne Name Meaning

North German: variant of Behn 1.

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

Similar surnames: Beine, Behnen, Behner, Bohne, Benne, Dehne, Boehne, Behnke, Behn

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Behne Family Origin

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Behne Family Occupations

What did your Behne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Behne. 34% of Behne men worked as a Bricklayer and 50% of Behne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Behne were Porter (compositor) and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Foreman Magnete diesel Engineer
  • Porter (compositor)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Stic Daily Help Paid
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Behne Historical Records

What Behne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Behne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behne 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 569 immigration records available for the last name Behne. 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 746 military records available for the last name Behne. For the veterans among your Behne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behne Life Expectancy

What is the average Behne lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Behne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Behne in 1963 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behne 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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