Boeckmann Family History

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Boeckmann Name Meaning

North German (Böckmann): topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle Low German boke, böke ‘beech tree’ + man ‘man’, or a habitational name for someone from any of the places named with this word: Böck, Böcke, or Böcken.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Boeckman, Brockmann, Beckman, Speckman, Heckmann, Dieckmann, Backman

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Boeckmann Family Origin

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Boeckmann Family Occupations

What did your Boeckmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boeckmann occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 20% of Boeckmann's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Boeckmann family was Turner. Cabinet Maker, Cooper and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boeckmann.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Cooper

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%
  • Turner

    20%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boeckmann ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boeckmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boeckmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boeckmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boeckmann. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boeckmann. For the veterans among your Boeckmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boeckmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Boeckmann lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Boeckmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boeckmann in 1954 was 26, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boeckmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boeckmann ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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