Behring Family History

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Behring Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Behr.

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


Similar surnames: Buehring, Fehring, Gehring, Bering, Wehring, Kohring, Nehring

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Behring Family Origin

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Behring Family Occupations

What did your Behring ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Machinist

    6%

In 1880, the most common Behring occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 6% of Behring's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Behring family was Machinist. Blacksmith, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behring.

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Behring Historical Records

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Behring Life Expectancy

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