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Baumer Family History

Baumer Name Meaning

(also Bäumer) from an agent derivative of Baum 1. in Westphalia Bäumer denotes an occupational name for a border or customs official, from Middle Low German bom ‘barrier’ + -er suffix of agent nouns.

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


Similar surnames: Baumler, Balmer, Bauer, Gaumer, Bauser, Baumel, Bauder, Hammer

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Where is the Baumer family from?

You can see how Baumer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baumer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baumer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Baumer families living in London. This was about 29% of all the recorded Baumer's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Baumer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baumer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baumer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Motor Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Baumer. 100% of Baumer men worked as a Motor Driver and 100% of Baumer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Motor Driver
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Baumer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baumer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Baumer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Baumer. For the veterans among your Baumer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baumer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Baumer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baumer in 1948 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

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