Bomer Family History

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Bomer Name Meaning

Variant of German Böhmer, an ethnic name for an inhabitant of Bohemia (see Boehm).

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


Similar surnames: Homer, Bohmer, Borer, Comer, Omer, Boyer, Boker, Romer, Boner, Boler

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Bomer Family Origin

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Bomer Family Occupations

What did your Bomer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk, Cooper and Engraver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bomer. The most common Bomer occupation in Canada was Clerk. 17% of Bomer's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Bomer family was Polisher.

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  • Clerk

    17%
  • Cooper

    17%
  • Engraver

    17%
  • Polisher

    17%

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

Bomer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bomer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bomer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bomer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bomer. For the veterans among your Bomer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bomer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bomer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bomer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bomer in 1942 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bomer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bomer 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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