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Bou Family History

Bou Name Meaning
Catalan and southern French: from Catalan and Occitan bou ‘ox’ (from Latin bos, genitive bovis), probably a metonymic occupational name for a herdsman.Cambodian or other Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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

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21,595 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,474 Military Records
1,585 Immigration Records
3,241 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bou Families

  • Number of Bou families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bou families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bou families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bou Family Origin

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Bou Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bou

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Bou Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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