Behnken Family History

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Behnken Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Behn.

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

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Behnken Family Origin

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Behnken Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeps A Public House

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behnken family was Keeps A Public House. Grocer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behnken. The most common Behnken occupation in the USA was Grocer. 30% of Behnken's were Grocers.

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Behnken Historical Records

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Behnken Life Expectancy

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