Boyken Family History

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Boyken Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a pet form of the personal name Boye (see Boykins). Possibly also a variant spelling of English Boykin.

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

Similar surnames: Boyke, Boykin, Boden, Boyden, Boye, Onken, Bodden, Boykins, Botkin

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Boyken Family Origin

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Boyken Family Occupations

What did your Boyken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boyken. 49% of Boyken men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Boyken women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boyken were New Worker and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Cook
  • Housewife
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boyken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Boyken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyken 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Boyken. 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 244 military records available for the last name Boyken. For the veterans among your Boyken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyken Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyken lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Boyken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Boyken in 1958 was 56, and 77 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyken 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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