Boyes Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant spelling of Boyce. Americanized spelling of French Bois.

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


Similar surnames: Boys, Boies, Boyer, Boye, Boles, Boyea, Bowes, Boyet, Boyers, Bones

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Boyes Family Origin

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Boyes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyes. A less common occupation for the Boyes family was Coal Miner. The most common Boyes occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Boyes's were Farmers.

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Boyes Historical Records

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Boyes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Boyes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Boyes in 1942 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyes

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