Boisen Family History

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Boisen Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Boysen. Danish: patronymic from the German personal name Boie, of unexplained etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Bossen, Boesen, Olsen, Osen, Boden, Momsen, Rossen, Boysen, Bosen

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Boisen Family Origin

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Boisen Family Occupations

What did your Boisen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Grocier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boisen. A less common occupation for the Boisen family was Laborer. The most common Boisen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Boisen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Grocier

  • Laborer


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

Boisen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Boisen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boisen 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 712 immigration records available for the last name Boisen. 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 257 military records available for the last name Boisen. For the veterans among your Boisen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boisen Life Expectancy

What is the average Boisen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Boisen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Boisen in 1963 was 73, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boisen 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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