Bouillon Family History

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Bouillon Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Bouille, a topographic name for someone who lived by a marsh, Old French bouille (a derivative of boue ‘mud’, of Celtic origin), or for someone who lived by a birch grove, from the Old French dialect term bouille (from Late Latin betul(l)ia, a derivative of bettius ‘birch’). Bouillion is the more common spelling in LA; elsewhere the spellings Bouillon and Boullion predominate.

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

Similar surnames: Brillon, Bouillion, Bouchillon, Aguillon, Taillon, Bourdon, Badillo

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Bouillon Family Origin

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Bouillon Family Occupations

What did your Bouillon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bouillon occupation in the UK was Leather Merchant. 100% of Bouillon's were Leather Merchants.

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  • Leather Merchant


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Bouillon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bouillon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouillon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bouillon. 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 717 military records available for the last name Bouillon. For the veterans among your Bouillon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouillon Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouillon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bouillon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bouillon in 1962 was 83, and 72 in 2004.

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