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Boulanger Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a baker, originally the man responsible for dividing the dough into boules ‘balls’. The name is comparatively late in origin (12th century) and replaced the older Fournier only in northern France.

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


Similar surnames: Bolander, Bullinger, Boulier, Bolger, Hollinger, Bunger, Berwanger

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Boulanger Family Origin

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Boulanger Family Occupations

What did your Boulanger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boulanger family was Journalier. The most common Boulanger occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Boulanger's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boulanger.

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • School

    10%
  • Journalier

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boulanger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boulanger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boulanger Life Expectancy

What is the average Boulanger lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boulanger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boulanger in 1943 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boulanger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boulanger 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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