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Boice Family History

Boice Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Boyce .

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


Similar surnames: Boise, Noice, Bice, Buice, Joice, Voice, Boie, Boyce, Price, Bodie

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Where is the Boice family from?

You can see how Boice families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boice family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boice families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 26 Boice families living in Ontario. This was about 51% of all the recorded Boice's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Boice families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boice surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boice ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Boice. 72% of Boice 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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Hunter
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Boice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boice 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boice. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Boice. For the veterans among your Boice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boice lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Boice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boice in 1946 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

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