Boydstun Family History

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Boydstun Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Boydston.

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


Similar surnames: Boydston, Boylston, Beydoun, Goldston, Boyden, Osmun, Golston

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Boydstun Family Origin

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Boydstun Family Occupations

What did your Boydstun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boydstun. A less common occupation for the Boydstun family was Puddler. The most common Boydstun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 81% of Boydstun's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    81%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Puddler

    5%

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

Boydstun Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boydstun Life Expectancy

What is the average Boydstun lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Boydstun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Boydstun in 1945 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boydstun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boydstun 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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