Boehning Family History

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Boehning Name Meaning

North German (Böhning): patronymic from Bohn. See also Boening.

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

Similar surnames: Behning, Boening, Beining, Bohling, Benning, Buening, Bohning

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Boehning Family Origin

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Boehning Family Occupations

What did your Boehning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boehning occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Boehning's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Boehning family was Housekeeping & Farming. Laborer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boehning.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Housekeeping & Farming


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

Boehning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boehning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehning 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Boehning. 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 311 military records available for the last name Boehning. For the veterans among your Boehning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boehning Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehning lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boehning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Boehning in 1962 was 82, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boehning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehning 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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