Behlke Family History

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Behlke Name Meaning

variant of Böhlke (see Boehlke). in rare cases, from a pet form of Bele (see Behle 2).

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

Similar surnames: Boehlke, Oehlke, Behnke, Beilke, Ehlke, Pehlke, Berke, Belka, Dehnke

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Behlke Family Origin

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Behlke Family Occupations

What did your Behlke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Behlke. The most common Behlke occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 67% of Behlke's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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Behlke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Behlke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behlke 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Behlke. 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 456 military records available for the last name Behlke. For the veterans among your Behlke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behlke Life Expectancy

What is the average Behlke lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Behlke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Behlke in 1951 was 65, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behlke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behlke 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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