Boven Family History

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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

Where is the Boven family from?

Boven Family Occupations

What did your Boven ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Drives Coal Cart


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

Boven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boven 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 941 immigration records available for the last name Boven. 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 490 military records available for the last name Boven. For the veterans among your Boven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boven Life Expectancy

What is the average Boven lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boven

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boven 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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