Bouma Family History

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Bouma Name Meaning

Frisian: status name for a peasant or land worker or a nickname meaning ‘neighbor’ (see Dutch Bouman).

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


Similar surnames: Bouman, Bosma, Bouza, Borra, Douma, Buza, Bouras, Baum, Brumm, Brum

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Bouma Family Origin

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Bouma Family Occupations

What did your Bouma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bouma. A less common occupation for the Bouma family was Works In Saw Mill. The most common Bouma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bouma's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    25%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bouma ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bouma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bouma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouma 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bouma. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bouma. For the veterans among your Bouma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouma Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouma lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bouma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bouma in 1962 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bouma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bouma 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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