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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, 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. Clerk In Hotel, Cooking In Logging Camp and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourgoin.

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  • Clerk In Hotel

    14%
  • Cooking In Logging Camp

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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Bourgoin Historical Records

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Bourgoin Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, 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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