Boven Name Meaning

Dutch: from a derivative of the Germanic personal name Bovo, from bov(o) ‘boy’. Swedish (Bovén): probably a topographic name from bo ‘farm’ + the adjectival suffix -(v)én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Boden, Bolen, Nolen, Boen, Boe, Boren, Bove, Moden, Bolin, Bovee

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Boven Family Origin

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Boven Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Drives Coal Cart

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Boven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Boven's were Farmers. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boven. A less common occupation for the Boven family was Drives Coal Cart.

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Boven Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Boven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Boven in 1958 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boven

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