Boileau Family History

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Boileau Name Meaning

French: from the Old French verb boi(re) ‘to drink’ + the definite article l’ + eau ‘water’, hence a nickname, perhaps for a teetotaler, perhaps for a drinker, or perhaps for someone who was so parsimonious he was prepared to run the risk of drinking water. Compare Drinkwater.

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


Similar surnames: Belleau, Soileau, Bibeau, Beau, Valleau, Bordeau, Boisseau, Rouleau

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Boileau Family Origin

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Boileau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Moulder

    8%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Car Conductor

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boileau family was Car Conductor. The most common Boileau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Boileau's were Farmers. Farmer, Moulder and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boileau.

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Boileau Historical Records

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Boileau Life Expectancy

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