Behring Family History

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Behring Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Behr.

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


Similar surnames: Buehring, Fehring, Gehring, Bering, Wehring, Kohring, Nehring

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Behring Family Origin

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Behring Family Occupations

What did your Behring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behring family was Machinist. The most common Behring occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 6% of Behring's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behring.

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  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Machinist

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Behring Historical Records

What Behring family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Behring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behring census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Behring

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Behring. 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 Behring. For the veterans among your Behring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behring Life Expectancy

What is the average Behring lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Behring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Behring in 1957 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behring 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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