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Booms Surname Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Boom .

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


Similar surnames: Boom, Books, Boos, Boots, Boot, Moors, Goos, Koons, Koors, Boon

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Where is the Booms family from?

You can see how Booms families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Booms family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Booms families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Booms families living in New Brunswick. This was about 80% of all the recorded Booms's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Booms families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Booms surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Booms ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Booms. 67% of Booms men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Booms women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Booms were Office Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Office Clerk
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    39%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Booms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Booms 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Booms. 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 Booms. For the veterans among your Booms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Booms lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Booms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Booms in 1956 was 73, and 97 in 2004.

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