Boise Family History

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Boise Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Boyce.

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

Similar surnames: Boice, Boyse, Boisen, Bose, Bise, Boose, Boys, Boie, Bloise, Baise

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Boise Family Origin

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Boise Family Occupations

What did your Boise ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boise. A less common occupation for the Boise family was Blacksmith. The most common Boise occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Boise's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Boise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Boise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boise 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Boise. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Boise. For the veterans among your Boise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boise Life Expectancy

What is the average Boise lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Boise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Boise in 1950 was 32, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boise 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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