Bourque Family History

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Bourque Name Meaning

French: reduced form of Bourrique, from a personal name, probably a derivative of bourre ‘tawny’, ‘fawn’ (from Latin burrus), hence denoting a man with tawny hair.

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


Similar surnames: Busque, Bosque, Bourcier, Bourdage, Bousquet, Bouquet, Burse, Burkle

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Bourque Family Origin

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Bourque Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    22%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Fisherman

    6%
  • At School

    5%

In 1881, the most common Bourque occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Bourque's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourque. A less common occupation for the Bourque family was At School.

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Bourque Historical Records

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Bourque Life Expectancy

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