Boyea Family History

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Boyea Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Bouyer.

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


Similar surnames: Bouyea, Boyes, Boys, Beyea, Boyet, Toye, Cayea, Boyer, Alyea, Noya

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Boyea Family Origin

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Boyea Family Occupations

What did your Boyea ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boyea family was House Keeper. The most common Boyea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Boyea's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyea.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • House Keeper

    5%

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

Boyea Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Boyea

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boyea. 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 Boyea. For the veterans among your Boyea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyea Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyea lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Boyea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Boyea in 1953 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyea 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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