Beh Name Meaning

German: possibly one of many variants of Boehm.

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


Similar surnames: Behe, Beha, Behm, Beck, Bey, Behl, Boeh, Bihm, Bel, Bem

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Beh Family Origin

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Beh Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Beh occupation in the USA was Tailor. 18% of Beh's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Beh family was House Carpenter. Tailor, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beh.

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  • Tailor

    18%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Farming

    9%
  • House Carpenter

    9%

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Beh Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Beh. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beh. For the veterans among your Beh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beh Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Beh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Beh in 1948 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

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