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Bouma Family History

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

36,783 Historical Documents with Bouma on Ancestry.com
10,834 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
688 Military Records
1,380 Immigration Records
3,514 Census and Voter Lists
20,367 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bouma Families

  • Number of Bouma families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bouma families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bouma last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bouma census records

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Bouma Family Origin

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Bouma Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bouma

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bouma Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bouma census records

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Bouma Civil War Service Records

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