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 Family Origin

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Boatright Family Occupations

What did your Boatright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boatright. 25% of Boatright men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Boatright women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boatright were Truck Driver and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Teacher
  • Cook
  • Farmer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boatright Historical Records

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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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