Bovingdon Family History

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Bovingdon 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: Covington, Ovington, Bevington, Boyington, Babington, Kingdon

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Bovingdon Family Origin

Where is the Bovingdon family from?

Bovingdon Family Occupations

What did your Bovingdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bovingdon occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Bovingdon's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, General Laborer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bovingdon. A less common occupation for the Bovingdon family was Chair Maker.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • General Laborer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Chair Maker


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

Bovingdon Historical Records

What Bovingdon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bovingdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bovingdon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bovingdon

Passenger List

There are 151 immigration records available for the last name Bovingdon. 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 203 military records available for the last name Bovingdon. For the veterans among your Bovingdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bovingdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Bovingdon lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2001, in the United States, Bovingdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bovingdon in 1965 was 68, and 78 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bovingdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bovingdon 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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