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Behler Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from either of two places named Behla, near Donau-Eschingen or on the Netze river in eastern Germany. variant of Böhling (see Bohling).

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


Similar surnames: Wehler, Beeler, Beller, Baehler, Boehler, Bahler, Fehler, Betler

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Behler Family Origin

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Behler Family Occupations

What did your Behler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behler. A less common occupation for the Behler family was Carpenter. The most common Behler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Behler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Behler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Behler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Behler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Behler. For the veterans among your Behler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behler Life Expectancy

What is the average Behler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Behler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Behler in 1962 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behler 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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