Boo Name Meaning

Dutch: reduced form of Bode 1. Scottish: unexplained. Malaysian and other East Asian: unexplained. Korean: variant of Pu.

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


Similar surnames: Boe, Bos, Bok, Woo, Bo, Bobo, Boon, Boy, Joo, Bol

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Boo Family Origin

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Boo Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boo family was Farming. The most common Boo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Boo's were Farmers. Farmer, Boarding House and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boo.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Boarding House

    8%
  • Day Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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Boo Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Boo Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Boo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Boo in 1956 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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