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Boeke Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Böke): topographic name for someone who lived near a beech tree or beech grove, from Middle Low German boke, böke ‘beech tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Boege, Boeker, Borke, Boehne, Brede, Boehmke, Beese, Boese, Bohle

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Boeke Family Origin

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Boeke Family Occupations

What did your Boeke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boeke family was Blacksmith. The most common Boeke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Boeke's were Farmers. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boeke.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Tailor

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%

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

Boeke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boeke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boeke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boeke. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boeke. For the veterans among your Boeke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boeke Life Expectancy

What is the average Boeke lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Boeke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Boeke in 1955 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boeke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boeke ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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