Boyens Family History

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Boyens Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Boye.

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


Similar surnames: Ovens, Boden, Boye, Boysen, Boers, Borns, Boykins, Bores, Oyen, Bens

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Boyens Family Origin

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Boyens Family Occupations

What did your Boyens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boyens occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 20% of Boyens's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Boyens family was Laborer. Blacksmith, Depo. Tender and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyens.

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Depo. Tender

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Boyens Historical Records

What Boyens family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Boyens Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyens lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Boyens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boyens in 1956 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyens 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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