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Bohm Name Meaning

German (Böhm) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Bohemia: see Boehm. North German: from Middle Low German bom ‘tree’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a particularly conspicuous tree, a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a tree, or perhaps in some cases a metonymic occupational name for someone who tended trees. This is also found as a Swedish surname.

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


Similar surnames: Boehm, Boom, Bahr, Baum, Bohn, Ohm, Blohm, Bohl, Rohr, Ohl

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Bohm Family Origin

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Bohm Family Occupations

What did your Bohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Leather Shop and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bohm. 4% of Bohm men worked as an Assistant Leather Shop and 30% of Bohm women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohm were Civil Engineer and Childrens Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Leather Shop
    4%
  • Austrian Refugees
    4%
  • Boot Shoe Repairer
    4%
  • Civil Engineer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    30%
  • Domestic Servant
    10%
  • Student
    8%
  • Childrens Nurse
    5%

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

Bohm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bohm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohm 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohm. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Bohm. For the veterans among your Bohm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohm Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohm lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bohm in 1947 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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