Bourcier Family History

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Bourcier Name Meaning

Northern French: occupational name for a maker of purses and leather wallets, from an agent derivative of Old French bourse ‘purse’, Late Latin bursa, whence also Old English purs (see Purser).

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


Similar surnames: Bouvier, Burrier, Boucher, Fournier, Boulier, Barbier, Bercier

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Bourcier Family Origin

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Bourcier Family Occupations

What did your Bourcier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bourcier family was Commis. The most common Bourcier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 35% of Bourcier's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Voyageur and Etudiant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourcier.

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  • Cultivateur

    35%
  • Voyageur

    18%
  • Etudiant

    12%
  • Commis

    6%

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

Bourcier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bourcier Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourcier lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bourcier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bourcier in 1962 was 85, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourcier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourcier 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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