Bouras Family History

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Bouras Name Meaning

Greek: variant of Booras. Southern French and Catalan (Bourras): from Occitan bourras, Catalan bourràs ‘frieze’, a type of coarse reddish brown woolen cloth with long hairs (Late Latin burra ‘coarse untreated wool’), applied as a nickname for someone who habitually wore brown or a metonymic occupational name for a worker in the wool trade.

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

Similar surnames: Buras, Boulay, Bour, Borras, Bourns, Ours, Bras, Buros, Doukas, Bourg

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Bouras Family Origin

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Bouras Family Occupations

What did your Bouras ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boaring Merchant Tim Varie Heavy Wor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bouras. 25% of Bouras men worked as a Boaring Merchant Tim Varie Heavy Wor

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boaring Merchant Tim Varie Heavy Wor
  • General Labourer Dock
  • Pioneer Military Camp Labourer
  • Plater Constru Etc Engg Heavy Wkr

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Bouras Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 911 census records available for the last name Bouras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouras 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 744 immigration records available for the last name Bouras. 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 259 military records available for the last name Bouras. For the veterans among your Bouras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouras Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bouras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bouras in 1964 was 79, and 92 in 2004.

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