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

What did your Bourdage ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cultivateur

    57%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Fisher

    11%
  • Cultivateur Son

    4%

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Bourdage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bourdage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourdage 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bourdage. 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 Bourdage. For the veterans among your Bourdage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourdage Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourdage lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bourdage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bourdage in 1955 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourdage

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourdage 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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