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Boman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘dwelling farm’ + man ‘man’ occasionally applied as a topographic name for someone who lived on an outlying homestead. Alternatively an adoption of German Baumann or North German Bumann . English (Hampshire): variant of Bowman .

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

Similar surnames: Oman, Broman, Byman, Bodman, Beman, Moman, Homan, Norman, Bowman

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Where is the Boman family from?

You can see how Boman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 55 Boman families living in Ontario. This was about 34% of all the recorded Boman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Boman families in 1911.
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What did your Boman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Filleuse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Boman. 55% of Boman men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Boman women worked as a Filleuse. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Fisherman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Filleuse
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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Boman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Boman. For the veterans among your Boman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Boman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Boman in 1944 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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