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Bourque Family History

Bourque Name Meaning
French: reduced form of Bourrique, from a personal name, probably a derivative of bourre ‘tawny’, ‘fawn’ (from Latin burrus), hence denoting a man with tawny hair.

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

256,068 Historical Documents with Bourque on Ancestry.com
48,251 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,565 Military Records
3,303 Immigration Records
49,482 Census and Voter Lists
150,467 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bourque Families

  • Number of Bourque families
     64 - 125
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bourque last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bourque census records

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Bourque Family Origin

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Bourque Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bourque

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Bourque Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bourque census records

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Bourque Civil War Service Records

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