Boileau Family History

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Boileau Name Meaning

French: from the Old French verb boi(re) ‘to drink’ + the definite article l’ + eau ‘water’, hence a nickname, perhaps for a teetotaler, perhaps for a drinker, or perhaps for someone who was so parsimonious he was prepared to run the risk of drinking water. Compare Drinkwater.

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


Similar surnames: Belleau, Soileau, Bibeau, Beau, Valleau, Bordeau, Boisseau, Rouleau

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Boileau Family Origin

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Boileau Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    19%
  • Journalier

    15%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Menuisier

    4%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boileau. The most common Boileau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 19% of Boileau's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Boileau family was Menuisier.

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Boileau Life Expectancy

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