Boule Name Meaning

French: from Old French boule ‘ball’ (Latin bulla), probably a metonymic occupational name or a nickname for, amongst other possibilities, a bowls player or a short rotund man.

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


Similar surnames: Bolle, Bouie, Bogle, Houle, Bole, Brule, Goulet, Bolt, Dole, Sole

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Boule Family Origin

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Boule Family Occupations

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  • Journalier

    13%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Cultivateur

    8%
  • Scholar

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boule family was Scholar. Journalier, Farmer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boule. The most common Boule occupation in Canada was Journalier. 13% of Boule's were Journaliers.

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Boule Historical Records

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Boule Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Boule life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Boule in 1956 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boule

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