Bourret Family History

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Bourret Name Meaning

occupational name for a manufacturer of or dealer in frieze, a coarse woolen cloth, Old French b(o)ure (see Bouras). in the Massif Central, a nickname from a word meaning ‘young bull’.

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


Similar surnames: Bourget, Barre, Bourne, Court, Fournet, Boutet, Borre, Goulet

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Bourret Family Origin

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Bourret Family Occupations

What did your Bourret ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bourret occupation in Canada was School. 18% of Bourret's were Schools. School, Cultivateur and Commercant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourret. A less common occupation for the Bourret family was Servante.

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  • School

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Commercant

    8%
  • Servante

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bourret ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bourret Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bourret. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourret census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bourret. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bourret. For the veterans among your Bourret ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourret Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourret lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bourret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bourret in 1962 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourret

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourret ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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