Bourg Family History

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Bourg Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a town as opposed to one who lived in a village, from Old French bourg ‘fortified town’.

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

Similar surnames: Bour, Bourget, Bouie, Bury, Berg, Boire, Burg, Barg, Gourd, Borg

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Bourg Family Origin

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Bourg Family Occupations

What did your Bourg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bourg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Bourg's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourg. A less common occupation for the Bourg family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cooper

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bourg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bourg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bourg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bourg. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bourg. For the veterans among your Bourg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourg Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bourg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bourg in 1955 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourg 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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