Boehmer Family History

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Boehmer Name Meaning

German (Böhmer): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Bohemia (see Boehm). North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a barrier (German Schlagbaum), or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a customs collector. Alternatively, in some cases it may have been an occupational name for someone who grew or tended trees or a topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous tree. Swedish: probably from German.

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


Similar surnames: Boehner, Boehm, Ohmer, Boehle, Boehmke, Boehne, Boerner, Lehmer

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Boehmer Family Origin

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Boehmer Family Occupations

What did your Boehmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boehmer. A less common occupation for the Boehmer family was Farmer. The most common Boehmer occupation in Canada was Clerk. 29% of Boehmer's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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

Boehmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boehmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehmer 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 Boehmer. 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 Boehmer. For the veterans among your Boehmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boehmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehmer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Boehmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Boehmer in 1946 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehmer 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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