Boville Family History

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Boville 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: Beville, Bonville, Coville, Deville, Bolle, Neville, Monville

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Boville Family Origin

Where is the Boville family from?

Boville Family Occupations

What did your Boville ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boville occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 17% of Boville's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Boville family was Bleacher Farmer. Annuitant, Ag Lab Out Of Employment and Army Lt Col Infantry H B were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boville.

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  • Annuitant

  • Ag Lab Out Of Employment

  • Army Lt Col Infantry H B

  • Bleacher Farmer


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

Boville Historical Records

What Boville family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Boville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boville 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Boville. 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 319 military records available for the last name Boville. For the veterans among your Boville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boville Life Expectancy

What is the average Boville lifespan?

Between 1963 and 1999, in the United States, Boville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Boville in 1963 was 74, and 87 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boville

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boville 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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