Boster Family History

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Boster Name Meaning

North German (also Böster) from a reduced form of the personal name Sebastian.

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

Similar surnames: Boester, Bester, Oster, Hoster, Koster, Bosher, Coster, Poster, Bose

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Boster Family Origin

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Boster Family Occupations

What did your Boster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boster. The most common Boster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Boster's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boster family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter

  • Engineer


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

Boster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Boster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boster 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boster. 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 Boster. For the veterans among your Boster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boster Life Expectancy

What is the average Boster lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Boster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boster in 1954 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boster 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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