Boissonneault Family History

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Boissonneault Name Meaning

Characteristic New England spelling of French Boissonneau, a topographic name for someone who lived near a clump of bushes, buisson (a derivative of bois ‘wood’, ‘copse’), or in an area characterized by such vegetation.

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


Similar surnames: Bisson, Bissonnette, Maisonneuve, Brusseau, Poisson, Bourbonnais

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Boissonneault Family Origin

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Boissonneault Family Occupations

What did your Boissonneault ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boissonneault family was CommerÇant. Cultivateur, Rentier and Bank Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boissonneault. The most common Boissonneault occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 48% of Boissonneault's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    48%
  • Rentier

    8%
  • Bank Clerk

    4%
  • CommerÇant

    4%

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

Boissonneault Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boissonneault Life Expectancy

What is the average Boissonneault lifespan?

Average Boissonneault life expectancy in 2002 was 36 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boissonneault

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boissonneault 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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