Boquist Family History

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Boquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘dwelling’, ‘home’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Oquist, Nyquist, Edquist, Lofquist, Blomquist, Enquist, Sjoquist

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Boquist Family Origin

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Boquist Family Occupations

What did your Boquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boquist. 18% of Boquist men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Boquist women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boquist were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Servant
    15%
  • Clean Bobbins
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Boquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boquist 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 575 immigration records available for the last name Boquist. 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 271 military records available for the last name Boquist. For the veterans among your Boquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Boquist lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Boquist in 1962 was 52, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boquist 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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