Bohren Family History

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Bohren Name Meaning

Swiss German: see Bohr 1. Swedish (Bohrén): variant of Bohr, with the addition of the suffix -én, a derivative of Latin enius ‘descendant of’.

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

Similar surnames: Bohlen, Boren, Boden, Bolten, Loren, Moren, Bohner, Bohman, Lohrey

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Bohren Family Origin

Where is the Bohren family from?

Bohren Family Occupations

What did your Bohren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bohren family was Fire Ins Agent. Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohren. The most common Bohren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Bohren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith

  • Fire Ins Agent


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bohren ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bohren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bohren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohren 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 605 immigration records available for the last name Bohren. 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 562 military records available for the last name Bohren. For the veterans among your Bohren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohren Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohren lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bohren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bohren in 1954 was 46, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohren 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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