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Boback Surname Meaning

Americanized or Germanized form of Czech Slovak Polish Ukrainian and Rusyn Bobák or Bobak and possibly also of Slovak Bobok (from bobok ‘droppings’). Swedish (also Bobäck): ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘farm’ + back ‘hillside’ or bäck ‘stream’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bobeck, Bobek, Brobeck, Koback, Hoback, Back, Boeck, Burack, Borck

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Where is the Boback family from?

You can see how Boback families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boback family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Boback families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Boback families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Boback's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Boback families in 1911.
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What did your Boback ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Boback. 100% of Boback men worked as a Labourer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boback. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boback census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 350 immigration records available for the last name Boback. 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 Cards

There are 439 military records available for the last name Boback. For the veterans among your Boback ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boback lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Boback life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boback in 1955 was 36, and 85 in 2004.

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