Bovis Family History

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Bovis 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: Boris, Bois, Bevis, Bonis, Bavis, Hovis, Boros, Bos, Solis, Bodin

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Bovis Family Origin

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Bovis Family Occupations

What did your Bovis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Printer Compositor and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bovis. A less common occupation for the Bovis family was Agl Labourer. The most common Bovis occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Bovis's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Printer Compositor

  • Ag Labourer

  • Agl Labourer


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

Bovis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bovis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bovis 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Bovis. 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 190 military records available for the last name Bovis. For the veterans among your Bovis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bovis Life Expectancy

What is the average Bovis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Bovis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bovis in 1962 was 71, and 84 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bovis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bovis 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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