Boule Family History

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Boule Name Meaning

French: from Old French boule ‘ball’ (Latin bulla), probably a metonymic occupational name or a nickname for, amongst other possibilities, a bowls player or a short rotund man.

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

Similar surnames: Bolle, Bouie, Bogle, Houle, Bole, Brule, Goulet, Bolt, Dole, Sole

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Boule Family Origin

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Boule Family Occupations

What did your Boule ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Director Of Iron Foundry and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Boule. 30% of Boule men worked as a Director Of Iron Foundry and 40% of Boule women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boule were Clerical Office Civil Ser and Cotton Cloth Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Director Of Iron Foundry
  • General Labourerdock Co
  • Builders Labourer
  • Clerical Office Civil Ser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Canned Goods Labeller Packer
  • Copy Typist
  • Cotton Cloth Weaver

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

Boule Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Boule. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boule 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 600 immigration records available for the last name Boule. 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 Boule. For the veterans among your Boule ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boule Life Expectancy

What is the average Boule lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Boule life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Boule in 1956 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boule

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boule 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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