Boggess Family History

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Boggess Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English boggish ‘boastful’ or ‘haughty’ (see Boggs).

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


Similar surnames: Boggs, Burgess, Bagge, Doggett, Bogues, Borders, Boggus, Boness

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Boggess Family Origin

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Boggess Family Occupations

What did your Boggess ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Clerk, Farmer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boggess. A less common occupation for the Boggess family was Store Keeper. The most common Boggess occupation in Canada was Clerk. 33% of Boggess's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Merchant

    17%
  • Store Keeper

    17%

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

Boggess Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boggess Life Expectancy

What is the average Boggess lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Boggess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Boggess in 1942 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boggess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boggess 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.

Famous Boggess Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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