Behringer Family History

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Behringer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Behringen, near Soltau and in Thuringia, or from Böhringen in Württemberg. German: patronymic from Bering, Berning, or some other personal name with the Germanic element bero ‘bear’.

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

Similar surnames: Boehringer, Gehringer, Beringer, Mehringer, Basinger, Benninger

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Behringer Family Origin

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Behringer Family Occupations

What did your Behringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behringer family was Farmer. The most common Behringer occupation in the USA was Tailor. 12% of Behringer's were Tailors. Tailor, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behringer.

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  • Tailor

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Behringer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Behringer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behringer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Behringer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Behringer. For the veterans among your Behringer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behringer Life Expectancy

What is the average Behringer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Behringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Behringer in 1957 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behringer 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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