Boylston Family History

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Boylston Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place named Boylston in Strathclyde, Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Boydston, Rolston, Boynton, Colston, Woolston, Holston, Boston

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Boylston Family Origin

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Boylston Family Occupations

What did your Boylston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boylston family was Carriag Maker. The most common Boylston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Boylston's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Huxter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boylston.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Huxter

    7%
  • Carriag Maker

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boylston ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boylston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boylston Life Expectancy

What is the average Boylston lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Boylston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Boylston in 1961 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boylston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boylston 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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