Bourget Family History

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Bourget Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a fortified town from a diminutive of Bourg.

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

Similar surnames: Bourg, Burger, Burgett, Bourret, Bourne, Berge, Fournet, Borger

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Bourget Family Origin

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Bourget Family Occupations

What did your Bourget ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bourget occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Bourget's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Keeping House and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourget. A less common occupation for the Bourget family was Seamstress.

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  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Painter

  • Seamstress


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

Bourget Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Bourget. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourget 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 Bourget. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bourget. For the veterans among your Bourget ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourget Life Expectancy

What is the average Bourget lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bourget life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bourget in 1944 was 69, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bourget

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourget 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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