Boos Family History

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Boos Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a Germanic personal name, Boso, most probably from an element meaning ‘leader’, ‘nobleman’, or ‘arrogant person’.

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


Similar surnames: Bos, Booz, Book, Goos, Bors, Boom, Joos, Roos, Boros, Boss

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Boos Family Origin

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Boos Family Occupations

What did your Boos ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Foreman Joiner and Certificated School Teach were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Boos. 20% of Boos men worked as a Foreman Joiner and 17% of Boos women worked as a Certificated School Teach. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boos were Secretary accountant and Social Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Foreman Joiner
    20%
  • Market Gardener (own Ac
    20%
  • Old Age Pension
    20%
  • Secretary accountant
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Certificated School Teach
    17%
  • None
    17%
  • Old Age Pension
    17%
  • Social Worker
    17%

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

Boos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Boos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boos 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Boos. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Boos. For the veterans among your Boos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boos Life Expectancy

What is the average Boos lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Boos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boos in 1945 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boos 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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