Boehner Family History

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Boehner Name Meaning

occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle Low German bönen ‘to board’, ‘to lay a floor’ topographic name for someone who lived in a loft, a variant of Boehne + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Boerner, Bohner, Boehne, Boehmer, Berner, Soehner, Buehner, Boenker

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Boehner Family Origin

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Boehner Family Occupations

What did your Boehner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boehner. The most common Boehner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Boehner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boehner family was Brewer.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Baker

  • Brewer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boehner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boehner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boehner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 469 immigration records available for the last name Boehner. 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 Card

There are 690 military records available for the last name Boehner. For the veterans among your Boehner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boehner Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Boehner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boehner in 1946 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boehner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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