Bourgeois Family History

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Bourgeois Name Meaning

French: status name from Old French burgeis ‘inhabitant and (usually) freeman of a (fortified) town’, ‘burgess’ (from bourg ‘fortification’).

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


Similar surnames: Burgess, Burger, Lebourgeois, Bourgoin, Bourget, Bourdon, Surgeon

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Bourgeois Family Origin

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Bourgeois Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • School

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bourgeois family was School. The most common Bourgeois occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Bourgeois's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourgeois.

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Bourgeois Life Expectancy

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