Boisseau Family History

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Boisseau Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a corn merchant or factor, one who measured grain, from Old French boisse(l), buissel, ‘bushel’, ‘measure of grain’, of Gaulish origin. The name may also have been applied to a maker of vessels designed to hold or measure out a bushel.

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


Similar surnames: Bissell, Bosse, Brideau, Bisset, Boisvert, Soileau, Boileau, Caisse

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Boisseau Family Origin

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Boisseau Family Occupations

What did your Boisseau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boisseau family was Works In Cotton Mill. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boisseau. The most common Boisseau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Boisseau's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boisseau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boisseau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boisseau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boisseau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boisseau. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boisseau. For the veterans among your Boisseau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boisseau Life Expectancy

What is the average Boisseau lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Boisseau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boisseau in 1947 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boisseau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boisseau ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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