Boen Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Boone. Norwegian (Bøen): habitational name from a common farm name Bøen ‘The Farm’, from bø ‘farm’ or ‘meadow’ (Old Norse býr) + the definite article -en. Respelling of Swedish Böen, cognate with 2.

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


Similar surnames: Boe, Bogen, Hoen, Oen, Moen, Boden, Boven, Ben, Bolen, Born

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Boen Family Origin

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Boen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boen family was Farm Laborer. The most common Boen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Boen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boen.

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Boen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Boen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Boen in 1948 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boen

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