Behnen Family History

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Behnen Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Behn 1.

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


Similar surnames: Behner, Behne, Behnken, Lehnen, Betten, Benner, Behrend, Behney

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Behnen Family Origin

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Behnen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • K. Grocerie

    14%
  • Mechanic

    14%
  • Painter

    14%

In 1880, the most common Behnen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Behnen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Behnen family was Painter. Farmer, K. Grocerie and Mechanic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behnen.

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Behnen Historical Records

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Behnen Life Expectancy

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