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Behrend Early Origins



The surname Behrend 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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Behrend Spelling Variations


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Behrend 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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Behrend Early History


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Behrend Early History



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

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Behrend Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Behrend Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Behrend Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Behrend, who landed in Texas in 1845
  • Joh Behrend, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • Friedr Behrend, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • Frances Behrend, who arrived in Texas in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Behrend (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Behrend (post 1700)



  • Marc Behrend (b. 1961), American NHL goaltender
  • Hermann-Heinrich Behrend (1898-1987), German officer, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
  • Gustav Behrend (1847-1925), German dermatologist
  • Tomas Behrend (b. 1974), Brazilian-born German tennis player
  • Jacob Friedrich Behrend (1833-1907), German jurist
  • Siegfried Behrend (b. 1933), German guitarist, and composer
  • Hilde Behrend (b. 1917), German-born, English economist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Behrend Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Behrend 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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