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Boylin Name Meaning

perhaps a variant of Boyland .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Bolin, Bollin, Boylan, Boykin, Bowlin, Bohlin, Baylin, Boylen, Berlin

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Where is the Boylin family from?

You can see how Boylin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boylin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boylin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Boylin families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Boylin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Boylin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boylin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boylin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boylin. 36% of Boylin men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Boylin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boylin were Coater and Photographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Coater

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Photographer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boylin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boylin 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 396 immigration records available for the last name Boylin. 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 416 military records available for the last name Boylin. For the veterans among your Boylin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boylin lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Boylin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Boylin in 1949 was 73, and 63 in 2004.

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