Behle Family History

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Behle Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named in Silesia. variant of Behlen, recorded in early documentation as Bele(n).

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

Similar surnames: Behl, Bohle, Belle, Behler, Behrle, Mehle, Biehle, Boehle, Wehle

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Behle Family Origin

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Behle Family Occupations

What did your Behle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behle family was Farmer. The most common Behle occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 10% of Behle's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Coal Miner and Express Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behle.

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  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner

  • Express Driver

  • Farmer


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

Behle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Behle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behle 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 365 immigration records available for the last name Behle. 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 617 military records available for the last name Behle. For the veterans among your Behle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behle Life Expectancy

What is the average Behle lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Behle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Behle in 1949 was 42, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behle 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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