Boyan Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish Bojan, a nickname for a timorous person, from a derivative of bac sie, bojac sie ‘to be afraid’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Boyar, Bocan, Bosak, Bocian, Bean, Woyak, Boys, Boman, Rotan, Kogan

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Boyan Family Origin

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Boyan Family Occupations

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  • Comm Traveller

    25%
  • General Practitioner N M C Sley L S Med

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Provision Shop

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boyan family was Provision Shop. The most common Boyan occupation in the UK was Comm Traveller. 25% of Boyan's were Comm Travellers. Comm Traveller, General Practitioner N M C Sley L S Med and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyan.

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Boyan Historical Records

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Boyan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Boyan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boyan in 1962 was 82, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyan

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