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Blohm Name Meaning

North German (also Blöhm): nickname or ornamental name, from Middle Low German blome ‘flower’. Swedish: ornamental name, a variant of Blom.

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


Similar surnames: Bloem, Bohm, Bloom, Blom, Brahm, Bohl, Bloss, Loh, Boom, Brehm

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Where is the Blohm family from?

You can see how Blohm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blohm family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Blohm families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 67 Blohm families living in New York. This was about 21% of all the recorded Blohm's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Blohm families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blohm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blohm. 23% of Blohm men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Blohm women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blohm were Carpenter and Bookkeeper.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Blohm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blohm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Blohm. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Blohm. For the veterans among your Blohm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blohm lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Blohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Blohm in 1955 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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