Bouman Family History

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Bouman Name Meaning

Dutch: status name for a peasant or land worker or a nickname meaning ‘neighbor’, Middle Dutch bouman.

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


Similar surnames: Bouma, Bowman, Bousman, Bouwman, Bosman, Bouras, Buxman, Holman

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Bouman Family Origin

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Bouman Family Occupations

What did your Bouman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Investment Pack and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bouman. 10% of Bouman men worked as an Investment Pack and 28% of Bouman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bouman were Cabinet Maker and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Investment Pack
    10%
  • (l N E R )
    5%
  • Assistant Dept Manager
    5%
  • Cabinet Maker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    28%
  • Cook General Service
    5%
  • Daily Domestic Worker
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%

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

Bouman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bouman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bouman. 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 Bouman. For the veterans among your Bouman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bouman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bouman in 1944 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bouman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bouman 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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