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Boz Family History

Boz Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bo, Bow, Box, Bos, Bon, Boe, Booz, Boaz, Broz, Bou

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Where is the Boz family from?

You can see how Boz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boz family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Boz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Boz family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Boz's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Boz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boz. 50% of Boz men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Boz women worked as a Packer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Miner
    30%
  • Labor
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
    100%
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What Boz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 730 census records available for the last name Boz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boz 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Boz. 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 479 military records available for the last name Boz. For the veterans among your Boz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boz lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Boz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boz in 1970 was 68, and 93 in 2004.

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