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Origin and popularity of the name BOHM

Origin

Bohm : 1: German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (Böhm): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Bohemia; see Boehm. The surname Böhm is also found in Czechia the Netherlands and some other European countries.2: North German: from Middle Low German bōm ‘tree’ hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a particularly conspicuous tree a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a tree or perhaps in some cases a metonymic occupational name for someone who tended trees. This surname is also found in Sweden.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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