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Boehner Name Meaning

occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle Low German bönen ‘to board’, ‘to lay a floor’ topographic name for someone who lived in a loft, a variant of Boehne + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Boerner, Bohner, Boehne, Boehmer, Berner, Soehner, Buehner, Boenker

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Where is the Boehner family from?

You can see how Boehner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boehner family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Boehner families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Boehner families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 90% of all the recorded Boehner's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Boehner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boehner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boehner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Boehner. 50% of Boehner 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
    50%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Fisherman
    17%
  • Carpenter
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boehner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehner 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 469 immigration records available for the last name Boehner. 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 690 military records available for the last name Boehner. For the veterans among your Boehner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boehner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Boehner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boehner in 1946 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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