Bougie Family History

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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

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Cooper

    17%
  • Grocer

    17%

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

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Bougie Life Expectancy

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