Behlen Family History

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Behlen Name Meaning

German: metronymic from Abele or Hebele, pet forms of the female personal name Elisabeth (see Elizabeth), the suffix -n being the (weak) genitive ending; thus ‘(husband or son) of Bele’.

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


Similar surnames: Bohlen, Belin, Wehle, Belen, Gehlen, Sellen, Ehlen, Belle, Uehlein

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Behlen Family Origin

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Behlen Family Occupations

What did your Behlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behlen family was Farmer & Kid.... The most common Behlen occupation in the USA was Carriage Manufacturing. 10% of Behlen's were Carriage Manufacturings. Carriage Manufacturing, Cigar Man and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behlen.

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  • Carriage Manufacturing

    10%
  • Cigar Man

    10%
  • Dress Maker

    10%
  • Farmer & Kid...

    10%

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Behlen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Behlen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Behlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Behlen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, Behlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Behlen in 1958 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

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