Bok Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a man with some fancied resemblance to a he-goat, bok. Swedish: ornamental name from bok ‘beech’. Variant spelling of Jewish Bock. Slovenian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bock, Bak, Boe, Bor, Bonk, Blok, Book, Bob, Bek, Bo

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Bok Family Origin

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Bok Family Occupations

What did your Bok ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Linquist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bok. A less common occupation for the Bok family was Stonecutter. The most common Bok occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Bok's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Linquist

    11%
  • Stonecutter

    11%

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Bok Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bok Life Expectancy

What is the average Bok lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Bok life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bok in 1961 was 61, and 81 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bok 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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