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Behrends Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Behrend.

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


Similar surnames: Behrens, Behrendt, Behrend, Berends, Berendsen, Berendt, Mehrens

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Behrends Family Origin

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Behrends Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Clergyman

    8%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Cal. House Prop.

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Clergyman and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behrends. The most common Behrends occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Behrends's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Behrends family was Cal. House Prop..

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Behrends Historical Records

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Behrends Life Expectancy

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