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Bouchard Family History

Bouchard Name Meaning
from a Norman personal name, Bou(r)chart, composed of the Germanic elements bourg ‘fort’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.nickname for someone with a big mouth (possibly in either a literal or figurative sense), from French bouche ‘mouth’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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

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161,285 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,278 Military Records
6,387 Immigration Records
182,684 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bouchard Families

  • Number of Bouchard families
     136 - 269
     46 - 135
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bouchard families
     38 - 74
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bouchard last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bouchard Family Origin

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Bouchard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bouchard

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Bouchard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bouchard census records

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Bouchard Civil War Service Records

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