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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

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Where is the Boehmer family from?

You can see how Boehmer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boehmer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Boehmer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Boehmer families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Boehmer's in the UK. London had the highest population of Boehmer families in 1891.
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What did your Boehmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Boehmer. .

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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 Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boehmer. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Boehmer. For the veterans among your Boehmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boehmer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Boehmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Boehmer in 1946 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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