Boulay Family History

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Boulay Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove of birch trees, from a collective form of Old French boul (Late Latin bettulus, a diminutive of bettius).

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

Similar surnames: Bouras, Boule, Bolar, Boxley, Bosley, Bourcy, Boulos, Boulet, Bowlan

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Boulay Family Origin

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Boulay Family Occupations

What did your Boulay ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Elementary School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Boulay. 50% of Boulay men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Boulay women worked as an Elementary School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boulay were Fitters Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • Fitters Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Milliner Retired
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Help

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

Boulay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Boulay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boulay 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 Boulay. 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 Boulay. For the veterans among your Boulay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boulay Life Expectancy

What is the average Boulay lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boulay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boulay in 1943 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boulay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boulay 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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