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Boomhower Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch and North German Bohmhauer, literally ‘wood cutter’, an occupational name for a woodsman or lumberjack, Middle Low German bomhowere.

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


Similar surnames: Bomhoff, Boomer, Beerbower, Blocher, Philhower, Boehner, Bommer

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Boomhower Family Origin

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Boomhower Family Occupations

What did your Boomhower ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boomhower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Boomhower's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and General Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boomhower. A less common occupation for the Boomhower family was Photographer.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • General Merchant

    6%
  • Photographer

    6%

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

Boomhower Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boomhower Life Expectancy

What is the average Boomhower lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Boomhower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Boomhower in 1954 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boomhower

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boomhower 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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