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


Similar surnames: Behnke, Bernsen, Behnen, Dehnke, Brunken, Beenken, Onken, Boehnke

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Behnken Family Origin

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Behnken Family Occupations

What did your Behnken ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Grocer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeps A Public House

    10%

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Behnken Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Behnken ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Behnken Life Expectancy

What is the average Behnken lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Behnken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Behnken in 1953 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behnken 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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