Bou Name Meaning

Catalan and southern French: from Catalan and Occitan bou ‘ox’ (from Latin bos, genitive bovis), probably a metonymic occupational name for a herdsman. Cambodian or other Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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

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Bou Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    100%

In 1880, the most common Bou occupation in the USA was Miner. 100% of Bou's were Miners.

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Between 1966 and 2004, Bou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bou in 1966 was 64, and 58 in 2004.

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