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Bohman Family History

Bohman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Bohmann . Swedish: variant of Boman .

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


Similar surnames: Rohman, Bodman, Boman, Ohman, Buhman, Bozman, Yohman, Borman, Bohlman

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Where is the Bohman family from?

You can see how Bohman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bohman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bohman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Bohman families living in British Columbia. This was about 31% of all the recorded Bohman's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Bohman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bohman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bohman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bohman. 27% of Bohman men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bohman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohman were Carpenter and Telephone Operator. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Telephone Operator
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bohman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohman. 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 963 military records available for the last name Bohman. For the veterans among your Bohman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bohman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bohman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bohman in 1942 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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