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Boeckman Name Meaning

Dutch: archaic variant of Boekman a topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree from Middle Dutch boeke ‘beech’ + man ‘man’. The surname Boekman is rare in the Netherlands while the variant Boeckman is no longer found there. Compare Bookman . Americanized form of German Böckmann (see Boeckmann ) a cognate of 1 above. Compare Beckman .

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


Similar surnames: Boeckmann, Beckman, Berkman, Steckman, Backman, Dreckman, Speckman

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Where is the Boeckman family from?

You can see how Boeckman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boeckman family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Boeckman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 22 Boeckman families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Boeckman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Boeckman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boeckman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boeckman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boeckman. 31% of Boeckman men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Boeckman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boeckman were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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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
    31%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farm
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Saleslady
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Boeckman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boeckman 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Boeckman. 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 536 military records available for the last name Boeckman. For the veterans among your Boeckman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boeckman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Boeckman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Boeckman in 1963 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

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