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Bouchillon Name Meaning

French (Dordogne): habitational name from Bouchillon a place in Dordogne derived from a word denoting a bushy place. This surname is rare in France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bouillon, Brillon, Bourdon, Bisaillon, Aguillon, Couvillon, Bouillion

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Where is the Bouchillon family from?

You can see how Bouchillon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bouchillon family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Bouchillon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Bouchillon families living in Alabama. This was about 39% of all the recorded Bouchillon's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Bouchillon families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bouchillon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bouchillon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bouchillon. 48% of Bouchillon men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bouchillon women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bouchillon were Operator and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Operator
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Spinner
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bouchillon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouchillon 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 67 immigration records available for the last name Bouchillon. 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 436 military records available for the last name Bouchillon. For the veterans among your Bouchillon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bouchillon lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bouchillon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bouchillon in 1958 was 32, and 66 in 2004.

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