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Baumgarten Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or metonymic occupational name for someone who owned or lived by an orchard or was employed in one, from Middle High German boumgarte ‘orchard’ (a compound of boum ‘tree’ + garte ‘enclosure’), German Baumgarten. There are also several villages named with this word, and so in some cases the surname may have originated as a habitational name from one of these. As a Jewish name, it is mainly ornamental.

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

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Baumgarten Family Origin

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Baumgarten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Saloon Keeper

    3%

In 1880, the most common Baumgarten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Baumgarten's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baumgarten. A less common occupation for the Baumgarten family was Saloon Keeper.

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Baumgarten Historical Records

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Baumgarten Life Expectancy

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