Boiter Family History

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Boiter Name Meaning

French (also Scottish): descriptive epithet for a man with a limp, from French boiter ‘to limp’.

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


Similar surnames: Boyter, Bitar, Bolger, Bolter, Buter, Boser, Gaiter, Baxter, Border

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Boiter Family Origin

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Boiter Family Occupations

What did your Boiter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boiter. 30% of Boiter men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Carpenter
    21%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 873 census records available for the last name Boiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boiter 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Boiter. 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 268 military records available for the last name Boiter. For the veterans among your Boiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Boiter lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Boiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Boiter in 1946 was 30, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boiter 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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