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Bougie Name Meaning

Probably French: perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a candlemaker, from bougie ‘candle’.

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


Similar surnames: Boule, Bouie, Bough, Bouche, Bouvier, Lougee, Boulier, Bogle, Boie

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Bougie Family Origin

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Bougie Family Occupations

What did your Bougie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bougie occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Bougie's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Bougie family was Grocer. Keeping House, Blacksmith and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bougie.

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Cooper

    17%
  • Grocer

    17%

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Bougie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bougie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bougie 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 Bougie. 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 Bougie. For the veterans among your Bougie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bougie Life Expectancy

What is the average Bougie lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bougie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bougie in 1952 was 53, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bougie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bougie 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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