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Baumgarten Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or metonymic occupational name for someone who owned or lived by an orchard or was employed in one, from Middle High German boumgarte ‘orchard’ (a compound of boum ‘tree’ + garte ‘enclosure’), German Baumgarten. There are also several villages named with this word, and so in some cases the surname may have originated as a habitational name from one of these. As a Jewish name, it is mainly ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Baumgartner, Garten, Weingarten, Baumberger, Maren, Baumgartel

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Baumgarten Family Origin

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Baumgarten Family Occupations

What did your Baumgarten ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuity, Baker and Carver In Ivory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baumgarten. A less common occupation for the Baumgarten family was Chemist. The most common Baumgarten occupation in the UK was Annuity. 14% of Baumgarten's were Annuitys.

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  • Annuity

    14%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Carver In Ivory

    14%
  • Chemist

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Baumgarten ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Baumgarten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baumgarten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baumgarten 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Baumgarten. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Baumgarten. For the veterans among your Baumgarten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baumgarten Life Expectancy

What is the average Baumgarten lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Baumgarten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Baumgarten in 1943 was 40, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baumgarten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baumgarten ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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