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Bouie Name Meaning

Probably also an altered form of French Bouis or its variant Bouye: topographic name for someone who lived by a particular box tree or in an area characterized by box Old French bois (from Latin buxus). Altered form of Scottish Buie or Bowie .

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

Similar surnames: Boule, Borie, Buis, Bois, Boie, Brue, Bouvier, Bodin, Boire, Bose

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Where is the Bouie family from?

You can see how Bouie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bouie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bouie families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Bouie families living in Quebec. This was about 73% of all the recorded Bouie's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Bouie families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bouie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bouie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bouie. 41% of Bouie men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Bouie women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bouie were Carpenter and Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Day Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bouie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouie 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Bouie. 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 561 military records available for the last name Bouie. For the veterans among your Bouie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bouie lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bouie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bouie in 1954 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

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