Bourgoin Family History

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Bourgoin Name Meaning

French: regional name denoting someone from Burgundy (Old French Bourgogne), a region of eastern France having Dijon as its center. The area was invaded by the Burgundii, a Germanic tribe from whom it takes its name, in about ad 480. The duchy of Burgundy, created in 877 by Charles II, King of the Western Franks, was extremely powerful in the later Middle Ages, especially under Philip the Bold (1342–1404; duke from 1363).

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


Similar surnames: Burgoyne, Burgin, Boudoin, Bourdon, Bourbon, Bouton, Boutin

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Bourgoin Family Origin

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Bourgoin Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    21%
  • School

    12%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Contractor

    4%

In 1881, Cultivateur, School and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourgoin. A less common occupation for the Bourgoin family was Contractor. The most common Bourgoin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 21% of Bourgoin's were Cultivateurs.

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Bourgoin Life Expectancy

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