Boen Family History

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Boen Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Boone. Norwegian (Bøen): habitational name from a common farm name Bøen ‘The Farm’, from bø ‘farm’ or ‘meadow’ (Old Norse býr) + the definite article -en. Respelling of Swedish Böen, cognate with 2.

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

Similar surnames: Boe, Bogen, Hoen, Oen, Moen, Boden, Boven, Ben, Bolen, Born

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Boen Family Origin

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Boen Family Occupations

What did your Boen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Boen's were Farmers. Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boen.

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  • Farmer

  • Day Laborer


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

Boen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Boen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boen 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 768 immigration records available for the last name Boen. 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 Boen. For the veterans among your Boen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boen Life Expectancy

What is the average Boen lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Boen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Boen in 1948 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boen 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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