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Boi Family History

Boi Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bo, Bow, Box, Bos, Bai, Bon, Boe, Doi, Bodi, Bi

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Where is the Boi family from?

You can see how Boi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Boi families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Boi family living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Boi's in Canada. Quebec and 1 other province had the highest population of Boi families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boi ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivatur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Boi. 100% of Boi men worked as a Cultivatur. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivatur
    100%
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Census Records

There are 808 census records available for the last name Boi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boi 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 479 immigration records available for the last name Boi. 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 81 military records available for the last name Boi. For the veterans among your Boi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boi lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2001, in the United States, Boi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Boi in 1961 was 61, and 18 in 2001.

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