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Behrens Early Origins



The surname Behrens 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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Behrens Spelling Variations


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Behrens 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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Behrens Early History


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Behrens Early History



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

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Behrens Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Behrens Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Behrens Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Carl Behrens, age 35, arrived in America in 1776
  • Heinr Behrens, who arrived in America in 1778
  • Heinrich Behrens, who landed in America in 1780
  • Carl Behrens, who arrived in America in 1780
  • Christ Behrens, who landed in Long Island in 1781
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Behrens Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dietr Behrens, who landed in North America in 1832
  • Eibe Behrens, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Peter Behrens, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • Carl Heinr Sigmund Behrens, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • Conrad Behrens, who arrived in Texas in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Behrens Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Behrens, who landed in Quebec in 1850
  • Fritz Behrens, who landed in Quebec in 1850
  • Georg Behrens, who arrived in Quebec in 1850
  • Heinrich Behrens, who arrived in Quebec in 1850
  • Johann Behrens, who arrived in Quebec in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Behrens Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J.G. Behrens, aged 30, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Gellert"
  • Catherine Behrens, aged 24, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Alfred"
  • Jacob Behrens arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Thomas Lowry" in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Behrens (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Behrens (post 1700)



  • Jack Behrens (b. 1935), American-born, Canadian composer, music educator, and writer
  • William H. Behrens, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Iowa State House of Representatives from Allamakee County, 1950
  • William H. Behrens, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1904
  • William E. F. Behrens, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 19th District, 1902; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904
  • H. F. Behrens, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Ohio County, 1897-1900
  • Ferd G. Behrens, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940
  • F. William Behrens, American Republican politician, Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1926-29
  • E. T. Behrens, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1908
  • Vice Admiral William Wohlsen Behrens (1922-1986), American military officer, who achieved the rank of admiral in the U.S. Navy, instrumental in establishing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Sam Behrens (b. 1950), American Soap Opera Digest Award winning actor
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Behrens Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Behrens 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 8 August 2016 at 07:43.

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