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Bogaard Name Meaning

Dutch (also Van den Bogaard): topographic name for someone living by an orchard Dutch boomgaard or a habitational name for someone from any of various places called with this word. Compare Bogard Bogardus and Boogaard .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Boogaard, Bogar, Bogart, Bogaert, Bogard, Bongard, Gaar, Baar, Boward

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Where is the Bogaard family from?

You can see how Bogaard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bogaard family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bogaard families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Bogaard families living in Iowa. This was about 92% of all the recorded Bogaard's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Bogaard families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bogaard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bogaard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Bogaard. 40% of Bogaard men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Junior Clerk
  • Farm Laborer
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 736 census records available for the last name Bogaard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogaard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 557 immigration records available for the last name Bogaard. 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 Cards

There are 61 military records available for the last name Bogaard. For the veterans among your Bogaard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bogaard lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bogaard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bogaard in 1964 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

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