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Boefer Family History

Boefer Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Boeker, Hoefer, Boeder, Boeger, Boever, Beer, Boozer, Kiefer, Bolter

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Where is the Boefer family from?

You can see how Boefer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boefer family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Boefer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Boefer families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Boefer's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Boefer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boefer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boefer ancestors do for a living?

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

What Boefer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 94 census records available for the last name Boefer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boefer 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Boefer. 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 13 military records available for the last name Boefer. For the veterans among your Boefer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boefer lifespan?

Between 1973 and 1999, in the United States, Boefer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Boefer in 1973 was 81, and 55 in 1999.

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