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Boomhower Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch and North German Bohmhauer, literally ‘wood cutter’, an occupational name for a woodsman or lumberjack, Middle Low German bomhowere.

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


Similar surnames: Bomhoff, Boomer, Beerbower, Blocher, Philhower, Boehner, Bommer

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Boomhower Family Origin

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Boomhower Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • General Merchant

    6%
  • Photographer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Boomhower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Boomhower's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and General Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boomhower. A less common occupation for the Boomhower family was Photographer.

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Boomhower Historical Records

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Boomhower Life Expectancy

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