Boyter Family History

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Boyter Name Meaning

Scottish: from French Boiter.

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

Similar surnames: Boiter, Bolter, Boyte, Bonte, Border, Souter, Brymer, Baxter, Oyer

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Boyter Family Origin

Where is the Boyter family from?

Boyter Family Occupations

What did your Boyter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Fisherman, Ag Labr and Autioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyter. The most common Boyter occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 54% of Boyter's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Boyter family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Fisherman

  • Ag Labr

  • Autioneer

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Boyter Historical Records

What Boyter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boyter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyter 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 513 immigration records available for the last name Boyter. 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 767 military records available for the last name Boyter. For the veterans among your Boyter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyter Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Boyter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Boyter in 1955 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyter 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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