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Rouillard Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Rouille, apparently a nickname from Old French rouiller ‘roll the eyes in anger’. However, in medieval slang the term denoted a type of barrel or cask, and the surname may have arisen, perhaps as a nickname or a metonymic occupational name, from this sense. The surname Ross is associated with Rouillard, perhaps arising out of a confusion with rouille ‘rust’.

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


Similar surnames: Couillard, Aguillard, Brouillard, Drouillard, Bullard, Pillard

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Rouillard Family Origin

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Rouillard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Clerk Store

    9%
  • Ivory Turner

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Rouillard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Rouillard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rouillard family was Keeping House. Farmer, Clerk Store and Ivory Turner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rouillard.

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