Boehmer Family History
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Boehmer Name Meaning
German (Böhmer): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Bohemia (see Boehm). North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a barrier (German Schlagbaum), or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a customs collector. Alternatively, in some cases it may have been an occupational name for someone who grew or tended trees or a topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous tree. Swedish: probably from German.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Boehner, Boehm, Ohmer, Boehle, Boehmke, Boehne, Boerner, Lehmer