Bok Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a man with some fancied resemblance to a he-goat, bok. Swedish: ornamental name from bok ‘beech’. Variant spelling of Jewish Bock. Slovenian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bock, Bak, Boe, Bor, Bonk, Blok, Book, Bob, Bek, Bo

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Bok Family Origin

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Bok Family Occupations

What did your Bok ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Anaby Tical Chemist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bok. 50% of Bok men worked as an Anaby Tical Chemist and 43% of Bok women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bok were Ladies Tailor cutter and Cookhousekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Anaby Tical Chemist
    50%
  • Ladies Tailor cutter
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Canterer Assistant
    15%
  • Companion Housekeeper
    15%
  • Cookhousekeeper
    15%

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

Bok Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bok. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bok 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 Bok. 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 Bok. For the veterans among your Bok ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bok Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Bok life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bok in 1961 was 61, and 81 in 2003.

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