Bohlmann Family History

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Bohlmann Name Meaning

North German (also Böhlemann, Böhlmann): variant of Bohl. from Middle Low German bole (f.) ‘plank’, ‘beam’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a carpenter or a topographic name for someone who lived by a board walk.

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


Similar surnames: Ohlmann, Kohlmann, Bollmann, Borgmann, Mohrmann, Poehlmann, Ohmann

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Bohlmann Family Origin

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Bohlmann Family Occupations

What did your Bohlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bohlmann. 20% of Bohlmann men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Bohlmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohlmann were Farm Laborer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Office Clerk
    11%
  • File Clerk
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%

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

Bohlmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bohlmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohlmann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohlmann. 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 Bohlmann. For the veterans among your Bohlmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohlmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohlmann lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bohlmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bohlmann in 1957 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

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