Boulay Family History

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Boulay Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove of birch trees, from a collective form of Old French boul (Late Latin bettulus, a diminutive of bettius).

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


Similar surnames: Bouras, Boule, Bolar, Boxley, Bosley, Bourcy, Boulos, Boulet, Bowlan

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Boulay Family Origin

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Boulay Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    27%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Voyageur

    11%
  • Journalier

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boulay family was Journalier. Cultivateur, Farmer and Voyageur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boulay. The most common Boulay occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 27% of Boulay's were Cultivateurs.

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Boulay Historical Records

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Boulay Life Expectancy

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