Boas Name Meaning

Jewish, English, and Scottish: from the Biblical personal name Boas or Boaz. In 18th-century Britain this surname was found as far apart as St. Ives in Cornwall and Dundee in Scotland.

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

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Boas Family Origin

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Boas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Brickmaker

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boas family was Brickmaker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boas. The most common Boas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Boas's were Farmers.

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Boas Historical Records

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Boas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Boas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Boas in 1943 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boas

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