Boylen Family History

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Boylen Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Boylan.

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

Similar surnames: Boylan, Boyles, Boyken, Bolen, Nolen, Follen, Boyden, Coyle, Bowles

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Boylen Family Origin

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Boylen Family Occupations

What did your Boylen 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 Boylen. 10% of Boylen men worked as a General Labourer and 59% of Boylen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boylen were Berch Fitter (steel Metal) and Bedding Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Apprentice Bricklayer
  • At School
  • Berch Fitter (steel Metal)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Canteen Kodak Ltd
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Bedding Machinist

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

Boylen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Boylen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boylen 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Boylen. 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 781 military records available for the last name Boylen. For the veterans among your Boylen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boylen Life Expectancy

What is the average Boylen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Boylen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boylen in 1945 was 28, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boylen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boylen 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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