Origin of bumpkinprobably from Middle Dutch bommekijn, small cask from bomme, a cask + -kijn, diminutive suffix
Origin of bumpkinprobably from Dutch boomkin, short tree, diminutive of boom, tree
Origin of bumpkinPerhaps from Flemish boomken shrub diminutive of boom tree ; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots. or from Middle Dutch bommekijn diminutive of bomme barrel
Origin of bumpkinProbably from Dutch boomken diminutive of boom tree ; see boom 2.
From Dutch boomken (“shrub, little tree”), diminutive of boom (“tree”) (compare beam). Compare German Baumke or Bäumchen , meaning the same (German -ke, -chen, Dutch -ken). Note that the English word boom is etymologically related to the aforementioned in the sense of "large stem", or "big tree".