Boe Name Meaning

Swedish (Boé): from bo ‘farm’, ‘dwelling’ + the ornamental suffix -é. Respelling of Norwegian Bø or Bøe, a topographic name from Old Norse býr ‘farm’. Danish: from Bo, a derivative of the Nordic personal name Bui. Dutch and North German: reduced form of Bode, originally pronounced as two syllables. Frisian (Böe): from the personal name Boye.

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


Similar surnames: Boen, Bode, Bye, Bos, Boye, Bole, Bo, Moe, Bow, Noe

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Boe Family Origin

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Boe Family Occupations

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  • Basket & Brush Dealer

    6%
  • Cellerman (In Brewery)

    6%
  • Chimney Sweeper

    6%
  • Clerk (Comm Agent)

    6%

In 1881, the most common Boe occupation in the UK was Basket & Brush Dealer. 6% of Boe's were Basket & Brush Dealers. Basket & Brush Dealer, Cellerman (In Brewery) and Chimney Sweeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boe. A less common occupation for the Boe family was Clerk (Comm Agent).

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Boe Historical Records

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Boe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Boe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Boe in 1944 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boe

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