Boilard Family History

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Boilard Name Meaning

Respelling of French Boillard, a pejorative nickname for a corpulent individual, from a derivative of Latin botulus ‘guts’, ‘belly’. In Burgundy boille also denotes a large basket for collecting grapes and it is possible that in this area the name arose as a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used such baskets.

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

Similar surnames: Bullard, Bombard, Board, Pollard, Billard, Bossard, Bollard, Bongard

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Boilard Family Origin

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Boilard Family Occupations

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In 1921, Cultivateur and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Boilard. 28% of Boilard men worked as a Cultivateur and 40% of Boilard women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boilard were Journalier and Mairesse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Cult
  • Fils De Cultivateur
  • Journalier

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Commis
  • Journalier
  • Mairesse

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

Boilard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boilard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boilard 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 240 immigration records available for the last name Boilard. 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 Card

There are 290 military records available for the last name Boilard. For the veterans among your Boilard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boilard Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Boilard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Boilard in 1963 was 76, and 68 in 2004.

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