Bovier Family History

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Bovier Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Govier, Bevier, Bouvier, Bobier, Bosier, Over, Rover, Boozer, Cover

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Bovier Family Origin

Where is the Bovier family from?

Bovier Family Occupations

What did your Bovier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bovier family was Railway Inspector. The most common Bovier occupation in the UK was Cork Cutter. 33% of Bovier's were Cork Cutters. Cork Cutter and House Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bovier.

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  • Cork Cutter

  • House Painter

  • Railway Inspector


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

Bovier Historical Records

What Bovier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bovier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bovier 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Bovier. 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 316 military records available for the last name Bovier. For the veterans among your Bovier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bovier Life Expectancy

What is the average Bovier lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bovier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bovier in 1959 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bovier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bovier 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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