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Boc Name Meaning

Polish (Boć): derivative of bok ‘side’ or boczyć się ‘to sulk’. Romanian: nickname from the interjection boc ‘boom! bang!’ or from Old Slavic bokъ ‘side (of the human body)’. Slovenian and Croatian: probably a nickname from an altered form of German Batz(en) the name of an old small coin (see Batz ). Alternatively perhaps from German Botz . Slovak (Bóc): probably from German Botz . Filipino: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bo, Bow, Box, Bos, Bon, Boe, Bock, Bou, Bok, Boch

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You can see how Boc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boc family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Boc families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Boc families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Boc's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Boc families in 1911.
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What did your Boc ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Boc. 50% of Boc men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machine Operator
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There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boc 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 281 immigration records available for the last name Boc. 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 564 military records available for the last name Boc. For the veterans among your Boc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boc lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Boc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Boc in 1965 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

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