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Bourne Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, Old English burna, burne ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example Bourn in Cambridgeshire or Bourne in Lincolnshire. This word was replaced as the general word for a stream in southern dialects by Old English broc (see Brook) and came to be restricted in meaning to a stream flowing only intermittently, especially in winter.

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


Similar surnames: Bourns, Borne, Burns, Borner, Burke, Boone, Bouie, Baune, Boerner

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Bourne Family Origin

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Bourne Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bourne family was Bricklayer. The most common Bourne occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Bourne's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourne.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Machinist

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    4%

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Bourne Historical Records

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Bourne Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Bourne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bourne in 1943 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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