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Bordeau Name Meaning

variant of Bordeaux. topographic name for someone who lived on a small farm, Old French bordeau.

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


Similar surnames: Bourbeau, Borders, Borde, Border, Borda, Bordes, Borner, Bourdeau

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Where is the Bordeau family from?

You can see how Bordeau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bordeau family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bordeau families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 41 Bordeau families living in Quebec. This was about 76% of all the recorded Bordeau's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bordeau families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bordeau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bordeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bordeau. 56% of Bordeau men worked as a Labourer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    56%
  • Cultivateur
    23%
  • Journalier
    23%
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What Bordeau family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bordeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bordeau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 339 immigration records available for the last name Bordeau. 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 Cards

There are 636 military records available for the last name Bordeau. For the veterans among your Bordeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bordeau lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bordeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bordeau in 1958 was 58, and 92 in 2004.

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