Boyum Family History

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Boyum Name Meaning

Norwegian (Bøyum): habitational name from a farm in Sogn, named from Old Norse bœr, býr ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Borum, Sorum, Norum, Solum, Holum, Boyar, Bolam, Boyer, Orum, Baum

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Boyum Family Origin

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Boyum Family Occupations

What did your Boyum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boyum occupation in the USA was Farming. 57% of Boyum's were Farmings. Farming, Dry Goods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyum. A less common occupation for the Boyum family was Minnester Of The Gospel.

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  • Farming

    57%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Minnester Of The Gospel

    14%

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

Boyum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boyum Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyum lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Boyum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boyum in 1952 was 30, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyum 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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