Bahen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Bahen family
The surname Bahen was 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.
Early History of the Bahen family
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Bahen Spelling Variations
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 Bahen 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.
Early Notables of the Bahen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bahen family
An examination into the immigration and passenger lists has discovered a number of people bearing the name Bahen: 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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Bahen (post 1700) +
- John Bahen (1943-2017), Australian rules footballer for the Fitzroy Football Club (1962-1967)
- Gerald Edmund "Gerry" Bahen (1929-2012), Australian rules football player and administrator from Wembley, Western Australia
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