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De Boer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the De Boer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name De Boer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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De Boer Family Origin

Where is the De Boer family from?

De Boer Family Occupations

What did your De Boer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the De Boer family was Sailor. The most common De Boer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of De Boer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Boer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Hand

  • Sailor


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

De Boer Historical Records

What De Boer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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De Boer Life Expectancy

What is the average De Boer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, De Boer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for De Boer in 1962 was 56, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for De Boer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Boer 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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