Bourdage Family History

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Bourdage Name Meaning

French: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Walloon Bourdange, from Walloon bourdouh ‘somersault’, ‘leap’, hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a tumbler or a nickname for an exhuberant person.

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


Similar surnames: Budge, Bouras, Courage, Bourdon, Bordas, Schrage, Courtade, Bourque

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Bourdage Family Origin

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Bourdage Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    57%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Fisher

    11%
  • Cultivateur Son

    4%

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In 1881, the most common Bourdage occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 57% of Bourdage's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Bourdage family was Cultivateur Son. Cultivateur, Farmer and Fisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourdage.

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Bourdage Historical Records

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Bourdage Life Expectancy

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