Boeve Family History

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Boeve Name Meaning

Dutch: derogatory nickname from Middle Dutch boef, boeve ‘rogue’, ‘scoundrel’.

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

Similar surnames: Boeke, Boege, Boever, Bolle, Boone, Boye, Boese, Roever, Bode, Boehne

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Boeve Family Origin

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Boeve Family Occupations

What did your Boeve ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boeve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Boeve's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boeve.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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Boeve Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boeve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boeve 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boeve. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Boeve. For the veterans among your Boeve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boeve Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Boeve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boeve in 1945 was 41, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boeve 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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