Bame Family History

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Bame Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Boehm or Behm.

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

Similar surnames: Bale, Baze, Bare, Base, Babe, Baize, Camm, Game, Bane, Baye

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Bame Family Origin

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Bame Family Occupations

What did your Bame ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bame family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bame. The most common Bame occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Bame's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Bame Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bame. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bame 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 509 immigration records available for the last name Bame. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Bame. For the veterans among your Bame ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bame Life Expectancy

What is the average Bame lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bame life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bame in 1958 was 23, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bame

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bame 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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