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Boyne Surname Meaning

Irish (Meath and Carlow): perhaps from Mac Baoithin or Ó Baoithín ‘son (or descendant) of Baothin’ a byname from baoth ‘foolish’. A variant Anglicization was Mac Boyheen. Scottish: habitational name from Boyne near Portsoy (Banffshire).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Boyle, Coyne, Boyce, Hoyne, Clyne, Doyne, Boyte, Goyne, Royce, Bonne

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Where is the Boyne family from?

You can see how Boyne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boyne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boyne families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 32 Boyne families living in Ontario. This was about 31% of all the recorded Boyne's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Boyne families in 1911.
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What did your Boyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Boyne. 40% of Boyne men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Boyne women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boyne were Bookkeeper and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Fisherman
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Boyne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Boyne. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Boyne. For the veterans among your Boyne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boyne lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Boyne in 1943 was 22, and 78 in 2004.

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