Boisseau Family History

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Boisseau Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a corn merchant or factor, one who measured grain, from Old French boisse(l), buissel, ‘bushel’, ‘measure of grain’, of Gaulish origin. The name may also have been applied to a maker of vessels designed to hold or measure out a bushel.

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


Similar surnames: Bissell, Bosse, Brideau, Bisset, Boisvert, Soileau, Boileau, Caisse

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Boisseau Family Origin

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Boisseau Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • School

    8%
  • Cordonnier

    6%
  • Cobbler

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boisseau family was Cobbler. Cultivateur, School and Cordonnier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boisseau. The most common Boisseau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 18% of Boisseau's were Cultivateurs.

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Boisseau Historical Records

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Boisseau Life Expectancy

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