Boes Family History

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Boes Name Meaning

variant of Böse (see Boese). patronymic from Boe 5.

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

Similar surnames: Boeh, Boies, Boys, Boers, Boese, Boss, Boen, Bees, Moes, Boles

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Boes Family Origin

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Boes Family Occupations

What did your Boes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boes. A less common occupation for the Boes family was Farmer Son. The most common Boes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Boes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer Son


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

Boes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boes Life Expectancy

What is the average Boes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Boes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boes in 1956 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boes 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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