Boaz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Hebrew personal name Boaz (of uncertain etymology). In the Bible this was borne by Ruth’s rich kinsman who later became her husband. This is also found as a gentile surname in Britain and Sweden.

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

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Boaz Family Origin

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Boaz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boaz. A less common occupation for the Boaz family was Laborer. The most common Boaz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Boaz's were Farmers.

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Boaz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Boaz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Boaz in 1952 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boaz

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