Boyum Name Meaning

Norwegian (Bøyum): habitational name from a farm in Sogn, named from Old Norse bœr, býr ‘farm’.

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

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Boyum Family Origin

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Boyum Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    57%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Minnester Of The Gospel

    14%

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In 1880, Farming, Dry Goods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyum. The most common Boyum occupation in the USA was Farming. 57% of Boyum's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Boyum family was Minnester Of The Gospel.

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Boyum Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Boyum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boyum in 1952 was 30, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyum

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