Behlmer Family History

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Behlmer Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Behler, Bellmer, Behymer, Behmer, Elmer, Balmer, Helmer, Boehmer

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Behlmer Family Origin

Where is the Behlmer family from?

Behlmer Family Occupations

What did your Behlmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cabinet Maker and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Behlmer. 12% of Behlmer men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 17% of Behlmer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Behlmer were Agent and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Cabinet Maker
    12%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Agent
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    17%
  • Nurse
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

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

Behlmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Behlmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behlmer 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Behlmer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 158 military records available for the last name Behlmer. For the veterans among your Behlmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behlmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Behlmer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Behlmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Behlmer in 1957 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behlmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behlmer 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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