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Boivin Name Meaning

French: nickname for a wine drinker, from Old French bei(vre), boi(vre) ‘to drink’ + vin ‘wine’. This name is sometimes translated as Drinkwine.

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


Similar surnames: Beavin, Voisin, Potvin, Boutin, Bodin, Goffin, Gauvin, Boltin, Budin

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Boivin Family Origin

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Boivin Family Occupations

What did your Boivin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boivin family was Son. Cultivateur, Journalier and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boivin. The most common Boivin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 35% of Boivin's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    35%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Son

    4%

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

Boivin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boivin Life Expectancy

What is the average Boivin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Boivin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boivin in 1953 was 46, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boivin 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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