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Boish Family History

Boish Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Borish, Bois, Blish, Bish, Boise, Bosh, Boris, Brush, Bliss, Bos

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Where is the Boish family from?

You can see how Boish families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boish family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Boish families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Boish families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Boish's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Boish families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boish surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boish ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boish ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 85 census records available for the last name Boish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boish census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Boish. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 23 military records available for the last name Boish. For the veterans among your Boish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boish lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1982, in the United States, Boish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Boish in 1970 was 71, and 80 in 1982.

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