Bourbeau Family History

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Bourbeau Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a muddy place, from Old French borbe ‘(thick) mud’.

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


Similar surnames: Bordeau, Bourne, Bourget, Buteau, Bureau, Barbeau, Boileau, Bourbon

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Bourbeau Family Origin

Where is the Bourbeau family from?

Bourbeau Family Occupations

What did your Bourbeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bourbeau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 19% of Bourbeau's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Bourbeau family was Journalier. Cultivateur, Farmer and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourbeau.

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  • Cultivateur

    19%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Student

    5%
  • Journalier

    4%

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

Bourbeau Historical Records

What Bourbeau family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Bourbeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourbeau lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bourbeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bourbeau in 1960 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourbeau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourbeau 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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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