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Boeff Family History

Boeff 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: Boff, Boehm, Hoff, Buff, Neff, Boe, Reff, Goff, Koff, Sheff

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Where is the Boeff family from?

You can see how Boeff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boeff family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Boeff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Boeff families living in Manitoba. This was about 75% of all the recorded Boeff's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Boeff families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boeff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boeff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Boeff. 64% of Boeff 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
  • Machinist
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 442 census records available for the last name Boeff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boeff 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 154 immigration records available for the last name Boeff. 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 120 military records available for the last name Boeff. For the veterans among your Boeff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boeff lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Boeff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boeff in 1970 was 81, and 88 in 2004.

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