Bourassa Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Bourassa Name Meaning

Southern French: from a diminutive of French Bourrasse (see Bouras).

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

Similar surnames: Bouras, Buras, Bourget, Bourbeau, Barras, Bourdon, Bussan, Moura

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Bourassa Family Origin

Where is the Bourassa family from?

Bourassa Family Occupations

What did your Bourassa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bourassa. 17% of Bourassa men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Bourassa women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bourassa were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

View Census data for Bourassa | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
  • Housework
  • Folder
  • Housekeeper

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

Bourassa Historical Records

What Bourassa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Bourassa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourassa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bourassa

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bourassa. 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.

View all Bourassa immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bourassa. For the veterans among your Bourassa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Bourassa military records

You've only scratched the surface of Bourassa family history.

Bourassa Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourassa lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bourassa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bourassa in 1944 was 24, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourassa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourassa 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.

Famous Bourassa Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name