Behrends Family History

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Behrends Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Behrend.

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


Similar surnames: Behrens, Behrendt, Behrend, Berends, Berendsen, Berendt, Mehrens

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Behrends Family Origin

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Behrends Family Occupations

What did your Behrends ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Behrends occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Behrends's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Behrends family was Cal. House Prop.. Farmer, Clergyman and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behrends.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Clergyman

    8%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Cal. House Prop.

    4%

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Behrends Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Behrends Life Expectancy

What is the average Behrends lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Behrends life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Behrends in 1954 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behrends

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behrends 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.

Famous Behrends Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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