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Behner Early Origins



The surname Behner was first found in East Prussia and Silesia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

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Behner Spelling Variations


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Behner Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Baner, Banner, Bayner, Bainer and others.

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Behner Early History


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Behner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Behner research. Another 290 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1641, 1651, and 1681 are included under the topic Early Behner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Behner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Behner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Behner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adam Baner, who was recorded in Maryland in 1774; Georg Baner, who came to Philadelphia in 1803; Christian Benner, his wife Anna Margaretha and their children, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Behner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Behner (post 1700)



  • Mrs. Charles E. Behner, American politician, Delegate to Montana convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933

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Behner Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Behner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Behner 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 January 2016 at 09:20.

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