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Boykins Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Boykens, which is either from a pet form of the personal name Boy (see Boye), or a patronymic from the personal name Boudewijn, Dutch equivalent of Baldwin.

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


Similar surnames: Boykin, Boyken, Botkin, Dopkins, Tomkins, Bodkin, Hopkins, Boyens

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Boykins Family Origin

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Boykins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cook

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boykins. A less common occupation for the Boykins family was Cook. The most common Boykins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Boykins's were Farmers.

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Boykins Life Expectancy

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