Boysen Family History

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Boysen Name Meaning

North German and Scandinavian: patronymic from Boye.

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

Similar surnames: Boyson, Bossen, Boyken, Bosen, Boisen, Boyens, Boyce, Bensen, Bouse

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Boysen Family Origin

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Boysen Family Occupations

What did your Boysen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boysen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Boysen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boysen family was Hatter. Farmer, Dairyman and Expressman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boysen.

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  • Farmer

  • Dairyman

  • Expressman

  • Hatter


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

Boysen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Boysen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boysen 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Boysen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Boysen. For the veterans among your Boysen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boysen Life Expectancy

What is the average Boysen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boysen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Boysen in 1960 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boysen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boysen 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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