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Where did the German Behem family come from? What is the German Behem family crest and coat of arms? When did the Behem family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Behem family history?
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Behem include Behem, Behemm, Beheme, Behemme, Behemms, Behemes, Behen, Beham, Behamm, Behame, Behamme, Behamms, Behams, Behaim, Bahem, Baehem, Bahemm, Baehemm, Baheme, Baeheme, Bahemme, Baehemme, Bahemms, Baehemms, Bahemes, Baehemes, Bahen, Baehen, Baham, Baeham, Bahamm, Baehamm, Bahame, Baehame, Bahamme, Baehamme, Bahamms, Baehamms, Bahames and many more.
First found in Germany, where the name Behem became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. Over time, the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Behem research. Another 146 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1436 and 1507 are included under the topic Early Behem History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Behem Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Behem were among those contributors: Coneradt Behen arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1732; Maria Christiana Behan came to Philadelphia in 1732; Thomas Behen, age 36; settled in New York City in 1822.
The Behem Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Behem Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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