Boyland Family History

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Boyland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Devon and Norfolk named Boyland. The Norfolk place name is derived from the Old English personal name Boia + lund ‘grove’ (Old Norse lundr). Irish: variant of Boylan.

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


Similar surnames: Boland, Hoyland, Rowland, Borland, Bolland, Byland, Holland, Bohland

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Boyland Family Origin

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Boyland Family Occupations

What did your Boyland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Boyland. 28% of Boyland men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Boyland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boyland were Cowman and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    28%
  • Colliery Hewer
    19%
  • Plain Net Lace Maker
    19%
  • Cowman
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Household Duties
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%

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

Boyland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Boyland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boyland. 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 Boyland. For the veterans among your Boyland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyland Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyland lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boyland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boyland in 1960 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyland 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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