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Von Behren Name Meaning

German (von Behren): habitational name for someone from a place called Behren or Beeren formed with the preposition von ‘from’.

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

Similar surnames: Von Bergen, Von Essen, Von Ruden, Van Deren, Von Berg, Van Vooren

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Where is the Von Behren family from?

You can see how Von Behren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Von Behren family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Von Behren families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 32 Von Behren families living in Missouri. This was about 32% of all the recorded Von Behren's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Von Behren families in 1880.
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Von Behren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Von Behren census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 155 immigration records available for the last name Von Behren. 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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There are 475 military records available for the last name Von Behren. For the veterans among your Von Behren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Von Behren lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Von Behren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Von Behren in 1951 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

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