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Boeck Name Meaning

South German (Böck): occupational name for a baker, a variant of Beck. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German boke, böke ‘beech tree’ or a habitational name from a place so named in Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Beck, Boock, Borck, Bock, Bobeck, Rock, Breck, Bleck, Boecker, Bruck

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Where is the Boeck family from?

You can see how Boeck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boeck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boeck families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Boeck family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Boeck's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Boeck families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boeck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boeck. 28% of Boeck men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Boeck women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boeck were Salesman and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Boeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boeck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Boeck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Boeck. For the veterans among your Boeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boeck lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Boeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boeck in 1952 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

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