Boomer Family History

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Boomer Name Meaning

Dutch: from an agent derivative of (sluit)boom, ‘sluice gate’, hence an occupational name for a man who operated such a gate on a waterway. North German: variant of Bäumer (see Baumer 2).

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


Similar surnames: Booker, Boozer, Bloomer, Bodmer, Bolmer, Bowmer, Bommer, Bomer, Comer

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Boomer Family Origin

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Boomer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Boomer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Boomer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boomer family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boomer.

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Boomer Historical Records

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Boomer Life Expectancy

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