Boast Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): nickname for a boastful person, from Middle English bost ‘brag’, ‘vainglory’.

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

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Boast Family Origin

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Boast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Mason

    20%
  • Weaver

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boast family was Weaver. Farmer, Carpenter and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boast. The most common Boast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Boast's were Farmers.

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Boast Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Boast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Boast in 1963 was 62, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boast

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