Boeckman Family History

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Boeckman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree, from Middle Dutch boeke ‘beech’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of the German cognate Böckmann (see Boeckmann).

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

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

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Boeckman Family Origin

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Boeckman Family Occupations

What did your Boeckman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Molder and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boeckman. The most common Boeckman occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Boeckman's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Boeckman family was Cooper.

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  • Carpenter

  • Molder

  • Blacksmith

  • Cooper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boeckman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boeckman Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Boeckman Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boeckman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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