Bouillon Family History

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Bouillon Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Bouille, a topographic name for someone who lived by a marsh, Old French bouille (a derivative of boue ‘mud’, of Celtic origin), or for someone who lived by a birch grove, from the Old French dialect term bouille (from Late Latin betul(l)ia, a derivative of bettius ‘birch’). Bouillion is the more common spelling in LA; elsewhere the spellings Bouillon and Boullion predominate.

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

Similar surnames: Brillon, Bouillion, Bouchillon, Aguillon, Taillon, Bourdon, Badillo

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Bouillon Family Origin

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Bouillon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • Farmers Son Scholar

  • Farmers Son


In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bouillon family was Farmers Son. Farmer, Cultivateur and Farmers Son Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bouillon. The most common Bouillon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Bouillon's were Farmers.

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