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Bouman Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Bouwman .

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


Similar surnames: Bouma, Bowman, Bousman, Bouwman, Bosman, Bouras, Buxman, Holman

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Where is the Bouman family from?

You can see how Bouman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bouman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bouman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 55 Bouman families living in Quebec. This was about 51% of all the recorded Bouman's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bouman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bouman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bouman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bouman. 80% of Bouman men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    80%
  • Journalier
    20%
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What Bouman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bouman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bouman. 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 Bouman. For the veterans among your Bouman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bouman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bouman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bouman in 1944 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

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