Bourg Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a town as opposed to one who lived in a village, from Old French bourg ‘fortified town’.

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


Similar surnames: Bour, Bourget, Bouie, Bury, Berg, Boire, Burg, Barg, Gourd, Borg

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Bourg Family Origin

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Bourg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    30%
  • Cooper

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bourg family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourg. The most common Bourg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Bourg's were Farmers.

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Bourg Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Bourg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bourg in 1955 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourg

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