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Bomter Family History

Bomter Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bolter, Bommer, Boiter, Bomer, Boster, Boyter, Porter, Oster, Sommer

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Where is the Bomter family from?

You can see how Bomter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bomter family name was found in the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1911. The most Bomter families were found in United Kingdom in 1891, and Canada in 1911. In 1911 there was 1 Bomter family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Bomter's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Bomter families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bomter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bomter ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 10 census records available for the last name Bomter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bomter 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Bomter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bomter. For the veterans among your Bomter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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