Boatright Family History

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Boatright Name Meaning

English: variant of Boatwright.

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


Similar surnames: Boatwright, Searight, Akright, Gathright, Canright, Cartright

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Boatright Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Boatright name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    60%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Boatright Family Origin

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Boatright Family Occupations

What did your Boatright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boatright family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boatright. The most common Boatright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Boatright's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Boatright Historical Records

What Boatright family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Boatright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boatright 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 460 immigration records available for the last name Boatright. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Boatright. For the veterans among your Boatright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boatright Life Expectancy

What is the average Boatright lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Boatright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boatright in 1948 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boatright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boatright 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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