The profession of my ancestors is indicated in a catholic church book from Upper Silesia. I'm fairly confident they were farmers, so it should be written Bauer since the register is written in German.
However the word that is written doesn't quite look like Bauer. Is it really written Bauer here ? In the unlikely case where the word would be written in Polish, the other language of that country, it should read as chłop, however it doesn't look like that either. Here is several samples with different handwritings: