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Bourgeois Family History

Bourgeois Name Meaning
French: status name from Old French burgeis ‘inhabitant and (usually) freeman of a (fortified) town’, ‘burgess’ (from bourg ‘fortification’).

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

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111,755 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,895 Military Records
5,552 Immigration Records
61,503 Census and Voter Lists
635,142 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bourgeois Families

  • Number of Bourgeois families
     209 - 416
     70 - 208
     1 - 69
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bourgeois families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bourgeois last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bourgeois Family Origin

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Bourgeois Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bourgeois

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Bourgeois Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bourgeois census records

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Bourgeois Civil War Service Records

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