Bouchard Family History

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Bouchard Name Meaning

from a Norman personal name, Bou(r)chart, composed of the Germanic elements bourg ‘fort’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. nickname for someone with a big mouth (possibly in either a literal or figurative sense), from French bouche ‘mouth’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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


Similar surnames: Gothard, Bechard, Chard, Bouffard, Boucher, Brouhard, Bongard

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Bouchard Family Origin

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Bouchard Family Occupations

What did your Bouchard ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bouchard. 22% of Bouchard men worked as a Cultivateur and 7% of Bouchard women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bouchard were Fils De Cultivateur and Mnagre

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    22%
  • Journalier
    19%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Fils De Cultivateur
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    7%
  • Cultivateur
    7%
  • Servante
    6%
  • Mnagre
    6%

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

Bouchard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 183,000 census records available for the last name Bouchard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouchard 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Bouchard. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Bouchard. For the veterans among your Bouchard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouchard Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouchard lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bouchard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bouchard in 1943 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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