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

What did your Bouillon ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Cultivateur

    11%
  • Farmers Son Scholar

    6%
  • Farmers Son

    4%

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Bouillon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bouillon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouillon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bouillon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bouillon. For the veterans among your Bouillon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouillon Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouillon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bouillon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bouillon in 1962 was 83, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bouillon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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