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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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Where is the Bohlmann family from?

You can see how Bohlmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bohlmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bohlmann families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Bohlmann families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Bohlmann's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Bohlmann families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bohlmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bohlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Office Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bohlmann. 30% of Bohlmann men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Bohlmann women worked as an Office Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohlmann were Salesman and Teacher.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Office Clerk
    30%
  • Housewife
    30%
  • File Clerk
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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