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Boaz Family History

Boaz Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Hebrew personal name Boaz (of uncertain etymology). In the Bible this was borne by Ruth’s rich kinsman who later became her husband. AB This is also found as a gentile surname in Britain and Sweden.

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

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21,379 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,835 Military Records
714 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Boaz Families

  • Number of Boaz families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Boaz families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Boaz families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Boaz Family Origin

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Boaz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Boaz

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Boaz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Boaz Civil War Service Records

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