Boyett Family History

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Boyett Name Meaning

Variant of French Boyette. Also found in England.

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

Similar surnames: Boyatt, Boyet, Boyette, Guyett, Lovett, Huyett, Bonnett, Boyes

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Boyett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Boyett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Boyett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


  • Norway


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Boyett Family Origin

Where is the Boyett family from?

Boyett Family Occupations

What did your Boyett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyett. The most common Boyett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Boyett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boyett family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Boyett Historical Records

What Boyett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Boyett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyett 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 668 immigration records available for the last name Boyett. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Boyett. For the veterans among your Boyett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyett Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyett lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Boyett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boyett in 1947 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyett 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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