Behrns Family History

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Behrns Name Meaning

Reduced form of German Behrens.

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


Similar surnames: Behrens, Berns, Bernd, Beins, Bernt, Behn, Berens, Berni, Kehres

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Behrns Family Origin

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Behrns Family Occupations

What did your Behrns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Behrns family was Blacksmith. The most common Behrns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Behrns's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Behrns.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Behrns Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Behrns Life Expectancy

What is the average Behrns lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Behrns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Behrns in 1943 was 67, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Behrns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behrns 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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