Bouvier Family History

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Bouvier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a herdsman, Old French bouvier (Late Latin bovarius, a derivative of bos, genitive bovis, ‘ox’).

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


Similar surnames: Boulier, Bourcier, Louvier, Bossier, Soulier, Boucher, Bouie, Courser

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Bouvier Family Origin

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Bouvier Family Occupations

What did your Bouvier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bouvier. 34% of Bouvier men worked as a Builders Labourer and 34% of Bouvier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bouvier were Newspaper Worker Printers Warehouseman and Factory Handfood Factory

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    34%
  • General Labourer
    17%
  • Lorry Driverheavy Work
    17%
  • Newspaper Worker Printers Warehouseman
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Biscuit Packer
    17%
  • Domestic Duties
    9%
  • Factory Handfood Factory
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bouvier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Bouvier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouvier 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bouvier. 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 Bouvier. For the veterans among your Bouvier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouvier Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouvier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bouvier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bouvier in 1954 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bouvier

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