Boomer Family History

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Boomer Name Meaning

Dutch: from an agent derivative of (sluit)boom, ‘sluice gate’, hence an occupational name for a man who operated such a gate on a waterway. North German: variant of Bäumer (see Baumer 2).

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

Similar surnames: Booker, Boozer, Bloomer, Bodmer, Bolmer, Bowmer, Bommer, Bomer, Comer

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Boomer Family Origin

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Boomer Family Occupations

What did your Boomer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Boomer. 50% of Boomer men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Boomer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boomer were Engineer and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Painter
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Student

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boomer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Boomer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boomer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Boomer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Boomer. For the veterans among your Boomer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boomer Life Expectancy

What is the average Boomer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Boomer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Boomer in 1954 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

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