Behen Family History

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Behen Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Behan.

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

Similar surnames: Behun, Bohen, Been, Behn, Boden, Bebee, Behnen, Biven, Beson, Beahan

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Behen Family Origin

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Behen Family Occupations

What did your Behen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Behen. 9% of Behen men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Behen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Behen were Farm Laborer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady

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

Behen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Behen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behen 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Behen. 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 486 military records available for the last name Behen. For the veterans among your Behen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behen Life Expectancy

What is the average Behen lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Behen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Behen in 1965 was 66, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behen 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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