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Behren Early Origins



The surname Behren was first found in Saxony, where the name Behrent was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Behren Spelling Variations


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Behren Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Behrend, Behrent, Behrente, Behrentes, Behren, Behrens, Behrend, Behrends, Behrens, Berent, Berend, Berends and many more.

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Behren Early History


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Behren Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Behren research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1630, 1714 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Behren History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Behren Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Behren Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Behren 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 were:

Behren Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W V Behren, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Emilie Behren, who arrived in Texas in 1860

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Behren Family Crest Products


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
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    The Behren Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Behren 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 25 September 2013 at 09:54.

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