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Bouvier Family History

Bouvier Name Meaning
French: occupational name for a herdsman, Old French bouvier (Late Latin bovarius, a derivative of bos, genitive bovis, ‘ox’).

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

137,886 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Bouvier on Ancestry.com
39,575 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,800 Military Records
1,786 Immigration Records
12,737 Census and Voter Lists
81,988 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Bouvier Families

  • Number of Bouvier families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bouvier families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bouvier last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bouvier Family Origin

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Bouvier Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bouvier

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Bouvier Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bouvier census records

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Bouvier Civil War Service Records

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