Bolmer Family History

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Bolmer Name Meaning

English: variant of Bulmer. Dutch: probably from the Germanic personal name Baldemar, composed of the elements bald ‘bold’ + mar ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Balmer, Bolger, Bowmer, Bulmer, Bolter, Omer, Osmer, Boomer, Boler

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Bolmer Family Origin

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Bolmer Family Occupations

What did your Bolmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bolmer family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Works At Furnace were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolmer. The most common Bolmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Bolmer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Works At Furnace

    12%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

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

Bolmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bolmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolmer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bolmer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bolmer. For the veterans among your Bolmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolmer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Bolmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bolmer in 1948 was 61, and 55 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolmer 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.

Famous Bolmer Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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