Bourassa Family History

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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

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Bourassa Family Origin

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Bourassa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Fisherman

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Bourassa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Bourassa's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourassa. A less common occupation for the Bourassa family was Fisherman.

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Bourassa Historical Records

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Bourassa Life Expectancy

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Famous Bourassa Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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