Boerman Family History

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Boerman Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a peasant, from boer ‘peasant’, from Boer + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Berman, Broerman, Beerman, Moerman, Bierman, Forman, Bodman, Sherman

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Boerman Family Origin

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Boerman Family Occupations

What did your Boerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boerman. 19% of Boerman men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Boerman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boerman were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Stenographer

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

Boerman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Boerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boerman 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 488 immigration records available for the last name Boerman. 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 313 military records available for the last name Boerman. For the veterans among your Boerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Boerman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Boerman in 1962 was 86, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boerman 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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