Boeker Family History

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Boeker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Böker): variant of the topographic name Böke ‘beech’ (see Boeke), + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Boker, Beeker, Bueker, Boeke, Bodeker, Boenker, Sieker, Bocker

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Boeker Family Origin

Where is the Boeker family from?

Boeker Family Occupations

What did your Boeker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boeker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Boeker's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Basket Making were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boeker. A less common occupation for the Boeker family was Boot And Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Basket Making

  • Boot And Shoemaker


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

Boeker Historical Records

What Boeker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boeker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boeker 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 417 immigration records available for the last name Boeker. 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 372 military records available for the last name Boeker. For the veterans among your Boeker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boeker Life Expectancy

What is the average Boeker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Boeker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Boeker in 1953 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boeker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boeker 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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