Bommer Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Bommer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Bommen in Switzerland. Altered spelling of German Baumer.

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

Similar surnames: Bodmer, Sommer, Boyer, Boomer, Pommer, Colmer, Bowmer, Boller, Bohner

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Bommer Family Origin

Where is the Bommer family from?

Bommer Family Occupations

What did your Bommer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bommer. A less common occupation for the Bommer family was Carriage Maker. The most common Bommer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bommer's were Farmers.

View Census data for Bommer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Carpenter

  • Carriage Maker


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

Bommer Historical Records

What Bommer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bommer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bommer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bommer

Passenger List

There are 809 immigration records available for the last name Bommer. 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.

View all Bommer immigration records

Draft Card

There are 699 military records available for the last name Bommer. For the veterans among your Bommer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Bommer military records

You've only scratched the surface of Bommer family history.

Bommer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bommer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bommer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Bommer in 1958 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bommer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bommer 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 Bommer Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name