Boyse Family History

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Boyse Name Meaning

Variant of English Boyce or French Bois.

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

Similar surnames: Boys, Bose, Boye, Boyce, Moyse, Boise, Boyes, Royse, Bayse, Bosse

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Boyse Family Origin

Where is the Boyse family from?

Boyse Family Occupations

What did your Boyse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and At School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyse. The most common Boyse occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Boyse's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Boyse family was Going To School.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Farmer

  • At School

  • Going To School


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

Boyse Historical Records

What Boyse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Boyse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyse 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 552 immigration records available for the last name Boyse. 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 534 military records available for the last name Boyse. For the veterans among your Boyse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyse Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyse lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Boyse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Boyse in 1966 was 81, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyse 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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