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Boyack Name Meaning

Scottish (Angus): habitational name from a lost place in Angus. It has been recorded in Scotland since the 16th century. Americanized form of Polish Bojak: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Back, Boback, Black, Boak, Toback, Boyce, Hosack, Bowick, Boeck

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Where is the Boyack family from?

You can see how Boyack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boyack family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Boyack families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1880 there were 44 Boyack families living in Utah. This was about 70% of all the recorded Boyack's in USA. Utah had the highest population of Boyack families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boyack surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boyack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boyack. 15% of Boyack men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Boyack women worked as a Saleslady. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Manager
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boyack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 498 immigration records available for the last name Boyack. 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 400 military records available for the last name Boyack. For the veterans among your Boyack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boyack lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Boyack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Boyack in 1947 was 42, and 66 in 2004.

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