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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

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Going To School

    14%
  • Journalier

    12%

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

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Boisclair Historical Records

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Boisclair Life Expectancy

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