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Boeschen Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German bosch ‘bush’, ‘woods’, the dative plural indicating a location near a wood.

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


Similar surnames: Hoeschen, Eschen, Buescher, Boesch, Hoelscher, Loescher, Bechen

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Where is the Boeschen family from?

You can see how Boeschen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boeschen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Boeschen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Boeschen families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Boeschen's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Boeschen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boeschen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boeschen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Boeschen. 42% of Boeschen men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Salesman
    25%
  • Machinist
    17%
  • Proprietor
    17%
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What Boeschen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 539 census records available for the last name Boeschen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boeschen 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Boeschen. 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 70 military records available for the last name Boeschen. For the veterans among your Boeschen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boeschen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Boeschen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boeschen in 1964 was 84, and 95 in 2004.

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