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Bouton Name Meaning

from the Old French oblique case of the Germanic personal name Bodo meaning ‘messenger’, ‘herald’ (see Bothe). nickname for someone with a prominent wart, carbuncle, or boil, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’, ‘excrescence’ (from bo(u)ter ‘to thrust or strike’). metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton, the same word as in 2, specialized to mean ‘button’.

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


Similar surnames: Boutin, Button, Mouton, Boutot, Booton, Colton, Boutet, Bruton, Buron

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Bouton Family Origin

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Bouton Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bouton family was Farm Laborer. The most common Bouton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bouton's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bouton.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Bouton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bouton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouton 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 Bouton. 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 Bouton. For the veterans among your Bouton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouton Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bouton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bouton in 1946 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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