Bourque Family History

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Bourque Name Meaning

French: reduced form of Bourrique, from a personal name, probably a derivative of bourre ‘tawny’, ‘fawn’ (from Latin burrus), hence denoting a man with tawny hair.

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


Similar surnames: Busque, Bosque, Bourcier, Bourdage, Bousquet, Bouquet, Burse, Burkle

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Bourque Family Origin

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Bourque Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Bourque occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Bourque's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bourque family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bourque.

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Bourque Historical Records

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Bourque Life Expectancy

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