Boivin Family History

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Boivin Name Meaning

French: nickname for a wine drinker, from Old French bei(vre), boi(vre) ‘to drink’ + vin ‘wine’. This name is sometimes translated as Drinkwine.

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


Similar surnames: Beavin, Voisin, Potvin, Boutin, Bodin, Goffin, Gauvin, Boltin, Budin

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Boivin Family Origin

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Boivin Family Occupations

What did your Boivin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer Foreman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Boivin. 17% of Boivin men worked as a Bricklayer Foreman and 50% of Boivin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boivin were Manager Outfitter and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer Foreman
    17%
  • Colliery Road Layer Belo
    17%
  • Fabric garment Cleaner Own Ac
    17%
  • Manager Outfitter
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Counter Hand Hosiery Manft Sox Dept
    10%
  • Flat Machinist (shoe
    10%
  • Household Duties
    10%

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

Boivin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Boivin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boivin 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 Boivin. 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 Boivin. For the veterans among your Boivin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boivin Life Expectancy

What is the average Boivin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Boivin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boivin in 1953 was 46, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boivin

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