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Bockmann Family History

Bockmann Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Boeckmann, Brockmann, Bockman, Beckmann, Backman, Buckman, Beckman

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Where is the Bockmann family from?

You can see how Bockmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bockmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bockmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 12 Bockmann families living in Indiana. This was about 18% of all the recorded Bockmann's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Bockmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bockmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bockmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bockmann. 23% of Bockmann men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bockmann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bockmann were Electrician and Office Clerk. .

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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%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Electrician
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Office Clerk
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bockmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bockmann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bockmann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bockmann. For the veterans among your Bockmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bockmann lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Bockmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bockmann in 1957 was 59, and 71 in 2003.

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