Bois Family History
Bois Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone living or working in a wood from (Old) French bois ‘wood’ (from Late Latin boscum ‘bush shrub undergrowth’ of ancient Germanic origin) or a habitational name from (Le) Bois the name of several places in various parts of France. This surname is also found in Haiti. Compare Debois and the most frequent French form Dubois . Compare also Boie Boies and Boyce . English: variant of Boyce and Boyes .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022