Boy Name Meaning

Dutch, Frisian, and North German: variant of Boye. French: southwestern spelling variant of Bois.

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

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Boy Family Origin

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Boy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Brick Maker

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Boy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Boy's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boy. A less common occupation for the Boy family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Boy | Data not to scale

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Boy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Boy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boy in 1951 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boy

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