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Boyne Family History

Boyne Name Meaning

Irish: MacLysaght suggests this may be a modern form of Mac Baoithin ‘son of Baothin’, a byname from baoth ‘foolish’, which was formerly Americanized as Mac Boyheen.

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


Similar surnames: Boyle, Coyne, Boyce, Hoyne, Clyne, Doyne, Boyte, Goyne, Royce, Bonne

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Where is the Boyne family from?

You can see how Boyne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boyne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boyne families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 70 Boyne families living in Yorkshire. This was about 28% of all the recorded Boyne's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Boyne families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boyne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fisherman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Boyne. 18% of Boyne men worked as a Fisherman and 83% of Boyne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boyne were Carpenter joiner and Housewife Unpaid. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Fisherman
    18%
  • General Labourer
    18%
  • Builders Labourer
    11%
  • Carpenter joiner
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    83%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
  • Housewife Unpaid
    3%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Boyne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Boyne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Boyne. For the veterans among your Boyne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boyne lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Boyne in 1943 was 22, and 78 in 2004.

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