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Bohm Surname Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (Böhm): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Bohemia; see Boehm . The surname Böhm is also found in Czechia the Netherlands and some other European countries. North German: from Middle Low German bōm ‘tree’ hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a particularly conspicuous tree a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a tree or perhaps in some cases a metonymic occupational name for someone who tended trees. This surname is also found in Sweden.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Boehm, Boom, Bahr, Baum, Bohn, Ohm, Blohm, Bohl, Rohr, Ohl

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You can see how Bohm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bohm family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bohm families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 24 Bohm families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 52% of all the recorded Bohm's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Bohm families in 1911.
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What did your Bohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bohm. 67% of Bohm men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohm. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Bohm. For the veterans among your Bohm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bohm lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bohm in 1947 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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