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Bov Family History

Bov 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, Bon, Bove, Boe, Bou, Bok, Bob

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Where is the Bov family from?

You can see how Bov families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bov family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bov families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Bov families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Bov's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bov families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bov surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bov ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 304 census records available for the last name Bov. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bov 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Bov. 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 33 military records available for the last name Bov. For the veterans among your Bov ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bov lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Bov life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Bov in 1966 was 60, and 56 in 2002.

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