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Boynton Family History

Boynton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire named Boynton, from the Old English personal name Bofa + the connective particle -ing- denoting association + tun ‘settlement’. Alternatively, the name may have arisen from Boyton in Wiltshire (recorded in Domesday Book as Boientone) or from Boyington Court in Kent (recorded in 1207 as Bointon), both of which are named with the Old English personal name Boia + tun ‘settlement’.

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

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Name Distribution of Boynton Families

  • Number of Boynton families
     140 - 278
     47 - 139
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Boynton families
     231 - 459
     78 - 230
     1 - 77
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Boynton last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Boynton Family Origin

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Boynton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Boynton

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Boynton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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