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Bourg Family History

Bourg Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone who lived in a town as opposed to one who lived in a village, from Old French bourg ‘fortified town’.

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

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55,299 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,924 Military Records
1,464 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bourg Families

  • Number of Bourg families
     67 - 132
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bourg families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bourg last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bourg census records

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Bourg Family Origin

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Bourg Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bourg

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Bourg Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bourg census records

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Bourg Civil War Service Records

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