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Bloem Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Lower Rhine): from Dutch bloem Middle Low German blōm ‘flower’ applied as a topographic or habitational name referring to a house decorated by the picture of a flower or as a metonymic occupational name for a gardener or florist. Dutch: alternatively from a short form of the personal name Blommert or Bloemaart (see Bloemer ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Blohm, Bloom, Blom, Boom, Bley, Boehm, Loeb, Beem, Bloch, Broer

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Where is the Bloem family from?

You can see how Bloem families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bloem family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bloem families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Bloem families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Bloem's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bloem families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bloem surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bloem ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bloem. 45% of Bloem men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Bloem women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bloem were Part Owner and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
  • Part Owner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bloem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bloem census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bloem. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 410 military records available for the last name Bloem. For the veterans among your Bloem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bloem lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bloem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bloem in 1958 was 67, and 88 in 2004.

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