Boothroyd Family History

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Boothroyd Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Boothroyd, from northern Middle English both(e) ‘hut’, ‘shed’ + royd ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Oldroyd, Holroyd, Boothby, Booton, Booth, Southwood, Lothrop

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Boothroyd Family Origin

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Boothroyd Family Occupations

What did your Boothroyd ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Woollen Weaver, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boothroyd. The most common Boothroyd occupation in the UK was Woollen Weaver. 5% of Boothroyd's were Woollen Weavers. A less common occupation for the Boothroyd family was Tailor.

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  • Woollen Weaver

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boothroyd ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boothroyd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boothroyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boothroyd 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boothroyd. 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 Boothroyd. For the veterans among your Boothroyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boothroyd Life Expectancy

What is the average Boothroyd lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boothroyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Boothroyd in 1962 was 79, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boothroyd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boothroyd 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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