Boyan Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish Bojan, a nickname for a timorous person, from a derivative of bac sie, bojac sie ‘to be afraid’.

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


Similar surnames: Boyar, Bocan, Bosak, Bocian, Bean, Woyak, Boys, Boman, Rotan, Kogan

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Boyan Family Origin

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Boyan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Works On Farm

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boyan family was Works On Farm. The most common Boyan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Boyan's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyan.

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Boyan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Boyan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boyan in 1962 was 82, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyan

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