Boughey Family History

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Boughey Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): unexplained. Perhaps a variant spelling of Bowie.

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


Similar surnames: Bushey, Bough, Touhey, Brougher, Busey, Mousley, Bouchey, Bougher

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Boughey Family Origin

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Boughey Family Occupations

What did your Boughey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boughey occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Boughey's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Boughey family was Laborer In Saw Mill. Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boughey.

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer In Saw Mill

    14%

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

Boughey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boughey Life Expectancy

What is the average Boughey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Boughey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Boughey in 1963 was 79, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boughey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boughey 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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