Behun Family History

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Behun Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Behan.

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

Similar surnames: Behen, Began, Mehan, Bohon, Behm, Biehn, Behn, Beahan, Bohen, Beson

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Behun Family Origin

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Behun Family Occupations

What did your Behun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Behun occupation in the USA was Painter. 50% of Behun's were Painters. Painter and Salesman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Behun.

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  • Painter

  • Salesman


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

Behun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 979 census records available for the last name Behun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Behun 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 311 immigration records available for the last name Behun. 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 386 military records available for the last name Behun. For the veterans among your Behun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Behun Life Expectancy

What is the average Behun lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Behun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Behun in 1957 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Behun 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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