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Booz Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Boos. Debrabandere suggests it may also be habitational name for someone from Booze in Trembleur in the Belgian province of Liège. South German and Swiss German: regional (Alemannic) nickname from Middle High German boese ‘ridiculous person’, ‘low-standing servant’ or from a Germanic personal name Bozo (See Bosshart 1).

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


Similar surnames: Book, Boom, Boos, Boot, Kotz, Goos, Bolt, Bootz, Boso, Boff

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Where is the Booz family from?

You can see how Booz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Booz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Booz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 25 Booz families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 83% of all the recorded Booz's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Booz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Booz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Booz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Booz. 20% of Booz men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Booz women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Booz were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    16%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 471 immigration records available for the last name Booz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Booz. For the veterans among your Booz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Booz lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Booz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Booz in 1952 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

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