Behre Family History

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Behre Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace-Lorraine): variant of Baer.

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

Similar surnames: Behr, Bahre, Beere, Behne, Berge, Behnen, Beare, Behme, Behrle, Behm

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Behre Family Origin

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Behre Family Occupations

What did your Behre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Behre. 10% of Behre men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Behre women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Behre were Bartender and Cosmetologist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Florist
  • Bartender

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Assistant Cook
  • Clerical (office)
  • Cosmetologist

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

Behre Historical Records

What Behre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Behre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behre 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 574 immigration records available for the last name Behre. 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 478 military records available for the last name Behre. For the veterans among your Behre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behre Life Expectancy

What is the average Behre lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Behre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Behre in 1956 was 48, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behre 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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