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Boisvert Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a dense forest or perhaps a copse of evergreens, from Old French bois ‘wood’ (see Bois) + vert, verd ‘green’. This name is sometimes translated as Greenwood.

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


Similar surnames: Boisseau, Bossier, Bonser, Bisset, Mostert, Bickert, Geisert, Bosher

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Boisvert Family Origin

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Boisvert Family Occupations

What did your Boisvert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boisvert family was Brick Mason. The most common Boisvert occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Boisvert's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boisvert.

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

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Boisvert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boisvert Life Expectancy

What is the average Boisvert lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Boisvert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Boisvert in 1947 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boisvert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boisvert 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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