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Boylan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Baoighealláin. It was the name of a sept of Dartry, County Monaghan. English: variant of Boyland.

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


Similar surnames: Bowlan, Boyland, Moylan, Boyle, Boran, Bolen, Wollan, Bolan, Boylen

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Boylan Family Origin

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Boylan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boylan. The most common Boylan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Boylan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boylan family was Carpenter.

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Boylan Historical Records

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Boylan Life Expectancy

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