Boucher Family History

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Boucher Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher, Old French bouchier (also with the transferred sense ‘executioner’), a derivative of bouc ‘ram’. Compare Buck 1.

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

Similar surnames: Bucher, Butcher, Poucher, Goucher, Bouche, Bouvier, Becher, Croucher

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Boucher Family Origin

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Boucher Family Occupations

What did your Boucher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boucher. A less common occupation for the Boucher family was Annuitant. The most common Boucher occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Boucher's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boucher ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boucher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boucher Life Expectancy

What is the average Boucher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Boucher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boucher in 1944 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boucher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boucher 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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