Behre Family History

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Behre Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace-Lorraine): variant of Baer.

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


Similar surnames: Behr, Bahre, Beere, Behne, Berge, Behnen, Beare, Behme, Behrle, Behm

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Behre Family Origin

Where is the Behre family from?

Behre Family Occupations

What did your Behre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behre family was Foreman-Coffee Mill. Carpenter, Express Business and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behre. The most common Behre occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Behre's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Express Business

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Foreman-Coffee Mill

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Behre ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Behre Historical Records

What Behre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Behre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Behre

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Behre. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Behre. For the veterans among your Behre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behre Life Expectancy

What is the average Behre lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Behre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Behre in 1956 was 48, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behre 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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