Bourdo Family History

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Bourdo Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Bourdot, a nickname for a habitual liar, from Old French borde ‘tall story’, Old Occitan bourde ‘fib’, ‘untruth’.

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

Similar surnames: Bourdon, Burdo, Gourd, Bour, Bourg, Buro, Bouras, Louro, Bodo, Ourso

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Bourdo Family Origin

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Bourdo Family Occupations

What did your Bourdo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bourdo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Bourdo's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bourdo family was Gas Fitter. Laborer, Dock Laborer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourdo.

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  • Laborer

  • Dock Laborer

  • Fisherman

  • Gas Fitter


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Bourdo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bourdo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourdo 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 87 immigration records available for the last name Bourdo. 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 291 military records available for the last name Bourdo. For the veterans among your Bourdo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourdo Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bourdo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bourdo in 1957 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

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