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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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
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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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