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Boan Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from a place called Boán, in Lugo province, Galicia. Perhaps a respelling of German Bohn. Scottish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bran, Born, Boak, Bean, Boen, Coan, Borne, Roan, Boat, Bon

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Boan Family Origin

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Boan Family Occupations

What did your Boan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boan occupation in the UK was Carter. 13% of Boan's were Carters. Carter, Dressmaker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boan. A less common occupation for the Boan family was Pen Blade Grinder.

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  • Carter

    13%
  • Dressmaker

    13%
  • Engineer

    13%
  • Pen Blade Grinder

    13%

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

Boan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boan Life Expectancy

What is the average Boan lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Boan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Boan in 1950 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boan 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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