Boehmke Family History

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Boehmke Name Meaning

North German (Böhmke): from a diminutive of Middle Low German bom, which in addition to meaning ‘tree’ was also used to denote a beam or joist, so that the name may have been either topographical or a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter.

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

Similar surnames: Boehnke, Boehmer, Boehle, Boeke, Boeck, Oehmke, Boehlke, Boehne

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Boehmke Family Origin

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Boehmke Family Occupations

What did your Boehmke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boehmke. The most common Boehmke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Boehmke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boehmke family was Retail Grocer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Retail Grocer


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

Boehmke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 979 census records available for the last name Boehmke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehmke 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Boehmke. 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 211 military records available for the last name Boehmke. For the veterans among your Boehmke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boehmke Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehmke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Boehmke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Boehmke in 1956 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boehmke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehmke 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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