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Bouza Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of various places in Galicia (Spain) named Bouza from bouza ‘fenced plantation of trees’ or ‘infertile land’.

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


Similar surnames: Boza, Moura, Roza, Bouma, Baiza, Borba, Bouman, Souza, Buza, Bolla

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Where is the Bouza family from?

You can see how Bouza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bouza family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bouza families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Bouza family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Bouza's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bouza families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bouza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bouza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bouza. 27% of Bouza men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Bouza women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Farm Laborer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Bouza family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 694 census records available for the last name Bouza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouza census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bouza. 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 Cards

There are 139 military records available for the last name Bouza. For the veterans among your Bouza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bouza lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bouza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bouza in 1953 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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