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Boynton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire named Boynton, from the Old English personal name Bofa + the connective particle -ing- denoting association + tun ‘settlement’. Alternatively, the name may have arisen from Boyton in Wiltshire (recorded in Domesday Book as Boientone) or from Boyington Court in Kent (recorded in 1207 as Bointon), both of which are named with the Old English personal name Boia + tun ‘settlement’.

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

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Boynton Family Origin

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Boynton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Boynton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Boynton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boynton. A less common occupation for the Boynton family was Carpenter.

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Boynton Life Expectancy

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