Boyson Family History

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Boyson Name Meaning

North German and Scandinavian: Americanized spelling of Boysen. English: patronymic from the Middle English nickname boy ‘lad’, ‘servant’, or possibly from an Old English personal name Boia. See Boyce.

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

Similar surnames: Bryson, Boysen, Bosson, Bason, Boykin, Payson, Robson, Bouton, Dobson

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Boyson Family Origin

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Boyson Family Occupations

What did your Boyson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boyson family was Miner. Farmer, Clerk and Com Traveller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyson. The most common Boyson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Boyson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk

  • Com Traveller

  • Miner


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

Boyson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Boyson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyson 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 873 immigration records available for the last name Boyson. 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 800 military records available for the last name Boyson. For the veterans among your Boyson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyson Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Boyson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Boyson in 1942 was 46, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyson 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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