Biehn Family History

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Biehn Name Meaning

possibly a habitational name from any of several places named Bienen (Lower Rhine) or from Biene near Lingen. variant spelling of Bien.

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


Similar surnames: Biehl, Bien, Biron, Lien, Wiehl, Kiehn, Behn, Kiehl, Wien, Fehn

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Biehn Family Origin

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Biehn Family Occupations

What did your Biehn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Biehn. 8% of Biehn men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Biehn women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Biehn were Manager and Billing Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Billing Clerk
    5%

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

Biehn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biehn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biehn 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Biehn. 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 648 military records available for the last name Biehn. For the veterans among your Biehn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biehn Life Expectancy

What is the average Biehn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Biehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Biehn in 1962 was 77, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biehn

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