Bourassa Family History

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Bourassa Name Meaning

Southern French: from a diminutive of French Bourrasse (see Bouras).

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


Similar surnames: Bouras, Buras, Bourget, Bourbeau, Barras, Bourdon, Bussan, Moura

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Bourassa Family Origin

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Bourassa Family Occupations

What did your Bourassa ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bourassa family was Journalier. Cultivateur, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourassa. The most common Bourassa occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 16% of Bourassa's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    16%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • School

    9%
  • Journalier

    5%

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

Bourassa Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bourassa Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourassa lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bourassa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bourassa in 1944 was 24, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourassa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourassa 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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