Bouvier Family History

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Bouvier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a herdsman, Old French bouvier (Late Latin bovarius, a derivative of bos, genitive bovis, ‘ox’).

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


Similar surnames: Boulier, Bourcier, Louvier, Bossier, Soulier, Boucher, Bouie, Courser

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Bouvier Family Origin

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Bouvier Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Journalier

    11%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Navigateur

    6%

In 1881, the most common Bouvier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Bouvier's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Bouvier family was Navigateur. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bouvier.

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Bouvier Historical Records

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Bouvier Life Expectancy

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