Bouchard Family History

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Bouchard Name Meaning

from a Norman personal name, Bou(r)chart, composed of the Germanic elements bourg ‘fort’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. nickname for someone with a big mouth (possibly in either a literal or figurative sense), from French bouche ‘mouth’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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

Similar surnames: Gothard, Bechard, Chard, Bouffard, Boucher, Brouhard, Bongard

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Bouchard Family Origin

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Bouchard Family Occupations

What did your Bouchard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Boot Finisher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bouchard. A less common occupation for the Bouchard family was Carman. The most common Bouchard occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Bouchard's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boot Finisher

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carman


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Bouchard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bouchard Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bouchard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bouchard in 1943 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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