Bourgoin Family History

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Bourgoin Name Meaning

French: regional name denoting someone from Burgundy (Old French Bourgogne), a region of eastern France having Dijon as its center. The area was invaded by the Burgundii, a Germanic tribe from whom it takes its name, in about ad 480. The duchy of Burgundy, created in 877 by Charles II, King of the Western Franks, was extremely powerful in the later Middle Ages, especially under Philip the Bold (1342–1404; duke from 1363).

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

Similar surnames: Burgoyne, Burgin, Boudoin, Bourdon, Bourbon, Bouton, Boutin

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Bourgoin Family Origin

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Bourgoin Family Occupations

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In 1880, Clerk In Hotel, Cooking In Logging Camp and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourgoin. A less common occupation for the Bourgoin family was Laborer. The most common Bourgoin occupation in the USA was Clerk In Hotel. 14% of Bourgoin's were Clerk In Hotels.

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  • Clerk In Hotel

  • Cooking In Logging Camp

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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Bourgoin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bourgoin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bourgoin 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 850 immigration records available for the last name Bourgoin. 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 597 military records available for the last name Bourgoin. For the veterans among your Bourgoin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bourgoin Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bourgoin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bourgoin in 1961 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bourgoin 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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