Boehmke Family History

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Boehmke Name Meaning

North German (Böhmke): from a diminutive of Middle Low German bom, which in addition to meaning ‘tree’ was also used to denote a beam or joist, so that the name may have been either topographical or a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter.

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


Similar surnames: Boehnke, Boehmer, Boehle, Boeke, Boeck, Oehmke, Boehlke, Boehne

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Boehmke Family Origin

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Boehmke Family Occupations

What did your Boehmke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boehmke. 13% of Boehmke men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Boehmke women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boehmke were Farm Laborer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Accountant
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boehmke Historical Records

What Boehmke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 979 census records available for the last name Boehmke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehmke 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Boehmke. 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 211 military records available for the last name Boehmke. For the veterans among your Boehmke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boehmke Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehmke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Boehmke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Boehmke in 1956 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boehmke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehmke 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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