Behl Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Holstein named Behl. Altered spelling of German Böhl (see Boehle). Indian: variant of Bahl.

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

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Behl Family Origin

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Behl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behl. The most common Behl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Behl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Behl family was Keeping House.

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Behl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Behl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Behl in 1958 was 51, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behl

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