Boyes Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant spelling of Boyce. Americanized spelling of French Bois.

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

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Boyes Family Origin

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Boyes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Boyes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Boyes's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyes. A less common occupation for the Boyes family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Boyes | Data not to scale

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Boyes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Boyes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Boyes in 1942 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyes

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