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Boatwright Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a boat builder, from Middle English bot(e) ‘boat’ + wright ‘maker’, ‘craftsman’.

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


Similar surnames: Cartwright, Arkwright, Wright, Wainwright, Wheelwright, Bright

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Boatwright Family Origin

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Boatwright Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Boatwright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Boatwright's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boatwright family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boatwright.

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Boatwright Historical Records

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Boatwright Life Expectancy

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