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Boignel Family History

Boignel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Boegel, Bogel, Bignell, Bogner, Beigel, Brigner, Bigner, Borel, Boone

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Where is the Boignel family from?

You can see how Boignel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boignel family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Boignel family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Boignel's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Boignel families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boignel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boignel ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 6 census records available for the last name Boignel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boignel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boignel. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boignel. For the veterans among your Boignel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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