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Bolmer Name Meaning

English: variant of Bulmer. Dutch: probably from the Germanic personal name Baldemar, composed of the elements bald ‘bold’ + mar ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Balmer, Bolger, Bowmer, Bulmer, Bolter, Omer, Osmer, Boomer, Boler

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Where is the Bolmer family from?

You can see how Bolmer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bolmer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bolmer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Bolmer families living in London. This was about 28% of all the recorded Bolmer's in the UK. London had the highest population of Bolmer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bolmer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bolmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Bolmer. 75% of Bolmer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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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
    75%
  • Retired
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bolmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolmer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 366 immigration records available for the last name Bolmer. 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 Cards

There are 351 military records available for the last name Bolmer. For the veterans among your Bolmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bolmer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Bolmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bolmer in 1948 was 61, and 55 in 2003.

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