Boast Family History

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Boast Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): nickname for a boastful person, from Middle English bost ‘brag’, ‘vainglory’.

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


Similar surnames: Boat, Borst, Bolt, Bost, Blass, Boot, Hast, Prast, Brass, Byas

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Boast Family Origin

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Boast Family Occupations

What did your Boast ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boast. A less common occupation for the Boast family was Gamekeeper. The most common Boast occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Boast's were Agricultural Labourers.

View Census data for Boast | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Gamekeeper

    3%

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

Boast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boast 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 Boast

Passenger List

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

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Boast Life Expectancy

What is the average Boast lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Boast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Boast in 1963 was 62, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boast 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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