Boisclair Family History

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Boisclair Name Meaning

French: topographic name from Old French bois ‘wood’ (see Bois) + clair ‘clear’, ‘light’, or in some cases possibly a habitational name for someone who lived at a place known as ‘Clair’s wood’, from the same second element as a personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Gisclair, Bolar, Auclair, Boisseau, Leclair, St. Clair, Bosler, Clair

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Boisclair Family Origin

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Boisclair Family Occupations

What did your Boisclair ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boisclair occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 18% of Boisclair's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Boisclair family was Journalier. Cultivateur, Farmer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boisclair.

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Going To School

    14%
  • Journalier

    12%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boisclair ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boisclair Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boisclair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boisclair 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 Boisclair. 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 Boisclair. For the veterans among your Boisclair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boisclair Life Expectancy

What is the average Boisclair lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Boisclair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boisclair in 1957 was 54, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boisclair

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boisclair 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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