Boelman Family History

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Boelman Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Böhlmann, a variant of Bohlmann, a compound formed with the Germanic personal name Bole or the Slavic stem bol ‘more’.

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

Similar surnames: Belman, Bohlman, Goeman, Boldman, Rohlman, Kelman, Kolman, Follman

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Boelman Family Origin

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Boelman Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Boelman occupation in the UK was Domestic Gardener (Serv). 100% of Boelman's were Domestic Gardener (Serv)s.

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  • Domestic Gardener (Serv)


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Boelman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boelman Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Boelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Boelman in 1957 was 50, and 92 in 2004.

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