Behne Name Meaning

North German: variant of Behn 1.

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


Similar surnames: Beine, Behnen, Behner, Bohne, Benne, Dehne, Boehne, Behnke, Behn

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Behne Family Origin

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Behne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Tailor

    12%
  • Atty. At Law

    6%

In 1880, the most common Behne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Behne's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behne. A less common occupation for the Behne family was Atty. At Law.

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Behne Historical Records

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Behne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Behne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Behne in 1963 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behne

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