Boucher Family History

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Boucher Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher, Old French bouchier (also with the transferred sense ‘executioner’), a derivative of bouc ‘ram’. Compare Buck 1.

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


Similar surnames: Bucher, Butcher, Poucher, Goucher, Bouche, Bouvier, Becher, Croucher

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Boucher Family Origin

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Boucher Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • School

    6%

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

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Boucher Historical Records

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Boucher Life Expectancy

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