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Boydston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Boydston near Glasgow. This surname is no longer found in the British Isles.

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


Similar surnames: Boylston, Boydstun, Royston, Benston, Johnston, Boston, Boynton

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Boydston Family Origin

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Boydston Family Occupations

What did your Boydston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boydston. The most common Boydston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Boydston's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boydston family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Boydston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boydston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boydston 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boydston. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Boydston. For the veterans among your Boydston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boydston Life Expectancy

What is the average Boydston lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Boydston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boydston in 1957 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boydston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boydston 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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