Boardman Family History

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Boardman Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): occupational name for a carpenter or a topographic name for someone who lived in a plank-built cottage (see Board).

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


Similar surnames: Hardman, Barkman, Waldman, Badman, Bodman, Parkman, Moorman, Boatman

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Boardman Family Origin

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Boardman Family Occupations

What did your Boardman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boardman. The most common Boardman occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Boardman's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Boardman family was Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

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

Boardman Historical Records

What Boardman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boardman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boardman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Boardman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boardman. 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 Boardman. For the veterans among your Boardman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boardman Life Expectancy

What is the average Boardman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Boardman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boardman in 1944 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boardman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boardman 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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