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Bulmer Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Bulmer, in North Yorkshire and Essex, or from Boulmer in Northumberland. The first, recorded in Domesday Book as Bolemere, is named in Old English with bula ‘bull’ + mere ‘lake’, as is Boulmer; the second, found in early records as Bulenemera, is from bulena (genitive plural of bula) + mere ‘lake’.

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


Similar surnames: Fulmer, Balmer, Colmer, Buller, Burger, Blamer, Bolter, Ulmer, Bolmer

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Bulmer Family Origin

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Bulmer Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Bulmer occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Bulmer's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bulmer. A less common occupation for the Bulmer family was Joiner.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

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Bulmer Historical Records

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Bulmer Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Bulmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bulmer in 1952 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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