Boshears Family History

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Boshears Name Meaning

Americanized variant of French Bouchard or Brasseur.

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


Similar surnames: Beshears, Broshears, Boshers, Brashears, Bosher, Breshears, Busher

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Boshears Family Origin

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Boshears Family Occupations

What did your Boshears ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boshears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Boshears's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boshears. A less common occupation for the Boshears family was Farming.

View Census data for Boshears | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Boshears Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boshears Life Expectancy

What is the average Boshears lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Boshears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Boshears in 1957 was 52, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boshears

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boshears 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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