Boyden Family History

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Boyden Name Meaning

English: from the Old French personal name Bodin, a variant of Baudin (see Baldwin).

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

Similar surnames: Bowden, Boden, Boyken, Bodin, Bolden, Bodden, Bryden, Borden, Burden

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Boyden Family Origin

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Boyden Family Occupations

What did your Boyden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyden. The most common Boyden occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 8% of Boyden's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Boyden family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Boyden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Boyden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyden 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Boyden. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Boyden. For the veterans among your Boyden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyden Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyden lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Boyden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Boyden in 1941 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyden 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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