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Boock Family History

Boock Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or in a beech wood, from Middle Low German buche. German: habitational name from any of various places so named, in Altmark and Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Boeck, Brock, Borck, Block, Beck, Bock, Rock, Krock, Poock, Stock

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Where is the Boock family from?

You can see how Boock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Boock families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Boock families living in Minnesota. This was about 26% of all the recorded Boock's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Boock families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boock. 26% of Boock men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Boock women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boock were Carpenter and Saleslady.

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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
    26%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Saleslady
    11%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Boock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boock 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Boock. 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 630 military records available for the last name Boock. For the veterans among your Boock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boock lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Boock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Boock in 1961 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

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