Boyar Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place named Boyary, in Belarus, Latvia, or Lithuania. Americanized spelling of Polish Bojar, a status name or nickname from bojar ‘boyar’ (a member of the old Russian aristocracy).

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


Similar surnames: Boyer, Boyan, Bar, Hoar, Bogar, Bosak, Bejar, Bazar, Bitar, Bonar

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Boyar Family Origin

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Boyar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Dyer In Factory

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Boyar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Boyar's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Dyer In Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyar. A less common occupation for the Boyar family was Farming.

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Boyar Historical Records

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Boyar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Boyar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Boyar in 1961 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyar

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