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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

What did your Boilard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boilard family was School. Cultivateur, Cultivateur Son and Institutrice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boilard. The most common Boilard occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Boilard's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Cultivateur Son

    11%
  • Institutrice

    9%
  • School

    9%

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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 642 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 1,000 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

What is the average Boilard lifespan?

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boilard 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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