Boylston Family History

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Boylston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place named Boylston in Strathclyde, Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Boydston, Rolston, Boynton, Colston, Woolston, Holston, Boston

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Boylston Family Origin

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Boylston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Huxter

    7%
  • Carriag Maker

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boylston family was Carriag Maker. The most common Boylston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Boylston's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Huxter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boylston.

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Boylston Historical Records

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Boylston Life Expectancy

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