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Boyland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Devon and Norfolk named Boyland. The Norfolk place name is derived from the Old English personal name Boia + lund ‘grove’ (Old Norse lundr). Irish: variant of Boylan.

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


Similar surnames: Boland, Hoyland, Rowland, Borland, Bolland, Byland, Holland, Bohland

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Boyland Family Origin

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Boyland Family Occupations

What did your Boyland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boyland occupation in Canada was Labourer. 70% of Boyland's were Labourers. Labourer, Blacksmith and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyland. A less common occupation for the Boyland family was Farmer.

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  • Labourer

    70%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Farm Labourer

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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

Boyland Historical Records

What Boyland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boyland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boyland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Boyland. For the veterans among your Boyland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyland Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyland lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boyland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boyland in 1960 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyland 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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