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


Similar surnames: Boas, Baz, Boat, Book, Ban, Braz, Boss, Booz, Raz, Bar

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Boaz Family Origin

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Boaz Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    2%

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Boaz Life Expectancy

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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.

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