Bookman Family History

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Bookman Name Meaning

German (Bo(o)kmann): North German cognate of Buchmann, of which this may also be an Americanized spelling.

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


Similar surnames: Bockman, Hockman, Brotman, Bozeman, Goosman, Poorman, Koopman, Bowman

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Bookman Family Origin

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Bookman Family Occupations

What did your Bookman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bookman. The most common Bookman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bookman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bookman family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Bookman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bookman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bookman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bookman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bookman in 1948 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bookman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bookman 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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