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Boisvert Family History

Boisvert Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone who lived in a dense forest or perhaps a copse of evergreens, from Old French bois ‘wood’ (see Bois) + vert, verd ‘green’. This name is sometimes translated as Greenwood.

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

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Name Distribution of Boisvert Families

  • Number of Boisvert families
     80 - 157
     27 - 79
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Boisvert Family Origin

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Boisvert Immigration Information

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Boisvert Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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