Boersma Family History

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Boersma Name Meaning

Frisian: occupational name for a farmer or peasant.

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

Similar surnames: Broersma, Bierma, Boerman, Bosma, Boomsma, Tolsma, Borsa, Boerema

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Boersma Family Origin

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Boersma Family Occupations

What did your Boersma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boersma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Boersma's were Farmers.

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Boersma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boersma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boersmacensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boersma. 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 514 military records available for the last name Boersma. For the veterans among your Boersma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boersma Life Expectancy

What is the average Boersma lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Boersma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Boersma in 1955 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boersma 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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