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Badour Name Meaning

Altered form of French Bédard (see Bedard ). Compare Badore . In some cases also French: habitational name from Badour a hamlet in Corrèze or a nickname from a variant of Old French baudour ‘joy boldness’. This surname is rare in France. Arabic (Egypt and Lebanon): variant of Badr . Compare Baddour .

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


Similar surnames: Badon, Baddour, Barbour, Bar, Badger, Balfour, Gadoury, Bohr, Baloun

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Where is the Badour family from?

You can see how Badour families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Badour family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Badour families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 49 Badour families living in Ontario. This was about 91% of all the recorded Badour's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Badour families in 1911.
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What did your Badour ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Badour. 47% of Badour men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Badour women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Badour were Miner and Servant. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Labourer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Miner
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
    60%
  • Servant
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Badour. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Badour 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 215 immigration records available for the last name Badour. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 173 military records available for the last name Badour. For the veterans among your Badour ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Badour lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Badour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Badour in 1954 was 47, and 77 in 2003.

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