Bovaird Family History

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Bovaird Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): variant of French Bouvard (see Bovard).

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

Similar surnames: Bovard, Bonar, Bodart, Howard, Coard, Bongard, Benard, Bozard, Boward

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Bovaird Family Origin

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Bovaird Family Occupations

What did your Bovaird ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Carriage Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bovaird. A less common occupation for the Bovaird family was Keeping House. The most common Bovaird occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Bovaird's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carriage Painter

  • Keeping House


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

Bovaird Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bovaird. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bovaird 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 562 immigration records available for the last name Bovaird. 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 264 military records available for the last name Bovaird. For the veterans among your Bovaird ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bovaird Life Expectancy

What is the average Bovaird lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bovaird life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bovaird in 1957 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bovaird

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bovaird 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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