Behe Family History

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Behe Name Meaning

German: one of many variants of Boehm.

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

Similar surnames: Behme, Beh, Beha, Behm, Behel, Bahe, Behn, Behre, Beye, Bene

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Behe Family Origin

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Behe Family Occupations

What did your Behe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Behe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Behe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Behe family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behe.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Behe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Behe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behe 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 269 immigration records available for the last name Behe. 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 477 military records available for the last name Behe. For the veterans among your Behe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behe Life Expectancy

What is the average Behe lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Behe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Behe in 1962 was 44, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behe 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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