Boice Family History

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Boice Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Boyce.

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


Similar surnames: Boise, Noice, Bice, Buice, Joice, Voice, Boie, Boyce, Price, Bodie

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Boice Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Boice name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Boice. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    11%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Boice Family Origin

Where is the Boice family from?

Boice Family Occupations

What did your Boice ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boice family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boice. The most common Boice occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Boice's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Boice Historical Records

What Boice family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Boice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boice 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boice. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Boice. For the veterans among your Boice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boice Life Expectancy

What is the average Boice lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Boice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boice in 1946 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boice

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boice 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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