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Bloomer Family History

Bloomer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an iron worker, Middle English blomere (see Bloom). Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer (see Blumer).

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


Similar surnames: Bloemer, Bloom, Boomer, Booker, Boozer, Coomer, Blommer, Blower

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Where is the Bloomer family from?

You can see how Bloomer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bloomer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bloomer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 62 Bloomer families living in New York. This was about 54% of all the recorded Bloomer's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bloomer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bloomer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bloomer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bloomer. 21% of Bloomer men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Bloomer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bloomer were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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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
    21%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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What Bloomer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Bloomer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bloomer 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bloomer. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Bloomer. For the veterans among your Bloomer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bloomer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bloomer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bloomer in 1950 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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