Boesen Family History

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Boesen Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Bo ‘farmer’ (see Boe).

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

Similar surnames: Bossen, Boisen, Olsen, Osen, Monsen, Boden, Bogren, Bohlen, Breden

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Boesen Family Origin

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Boesen Family Occupations

What did your Boesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boesen family was Furniture Dealer. The most common Boesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Boesen's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boesen.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Furniture Dealer


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

Boesen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Boesen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boesen 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 780 immigration records available for the last name Boesen. 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 373 military records available for the last name Boesen. For the veterans among your Boesen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Boesen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Boesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Boesen in 1959 was 64, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boesen 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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