Booher Family History

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Booher Name Meaning

Of German origin: probably an Americanized spelling of Bucher.

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

Similar surnames: Bosher, Booker, Copher, Bugher, Cooner, Cooler, Bacher, Hoober

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Booher Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Booher name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Booher. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Booher Family Origin

Where is the Booher family from?

Booher Family Occupations

What did your Booher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Booher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Booher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Booher family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Booher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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Booher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Booher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Booher 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 544 immigration records available for the last name Booher. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Booher. For the veterans among your Booher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Booher Life Expectancy

What is the average Booher lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Booher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Booher in 1945 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Booher 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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