Boese Family History

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Boese Name Meaning

German (Böse): nickname from Middle High German bœse ‘bad’, ‘poor quality’, ‘sickly’, later ‘furious’, ‘angry’.

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

Similar surnames: Boege, Beese, Boeke, Bosse, Boser, Boeve, Busse, Best, Rouse, Brede

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Boese Family Origin

Where is the Boese family from?

Boese Family Occupations

What did your Boese ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boese occupation in the UK was Commissioner Mert In Oils And Seeds (Oil Miller). 33% of Boese's were Commissioner Mert In Oils And Seeds (Oil Miller)s. A less common occupation for the Boese family was Tailor. Commissioner Mert In Oils And Seeds (Oil Miller) and Master Jeweller Employing 3 Men were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boese.

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  • Commissioner Mert In Oils And Seeds (Oil Miller)

  • Master Jeweller Employing 3 Men

  • Tailor


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

Boese Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Boese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boese 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Boese. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Boese. For the veterans among your Boese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boese Life Expectancy

What is the average Boese lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Boese in 1943 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boese 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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