Boom Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from Middle Dutch boom, Middle Low German bom ‘tree’, hence a nickname for a particularly tall person or a topographic name for someone who lived by a tree that was particularly conspicuous.

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


Similar surnames: Bohm, Booz, Hoog, Boot, Brook, Boock, Doom, Booms, Boos, Hoof

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Boom Family Origin

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Boom Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    33%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Barber

    11%
  • Builder

    11%

In 1881, the most common Boom occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Boom's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Boom family was Builder. Labourer, Baker and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boom.

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Boom Historical Records

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Boom Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Boom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Boom in 1945 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boom

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