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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 1880, Farmer and Livery Stable Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boquist. The most common Boquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Boquist's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Livery Stable Keeper

    50%

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

Boquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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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