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

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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.

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Works In Cotton Mill


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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Boisseau Historical Records

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Boisseau Life Expectancy

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