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Bouras Name Meaning

Greek: variant of Booras. Southern French and Catalan (Bourras): from Occitan bourras, Catalan bourràs ‘frieze’, a type of coarse reddish brown woolen cloth with long hairs (Late Latin burra ‘coarse untreated wool’), applied as a nickname for someone who habitually wore brown or a metonymic occupational name for a worker in the wool trade.

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


Similar surnames: Buras, Boulay, Bour, Borras, Bourns, Ours, Bras, Buros, Doukas, Bourg

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bouras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bouras in 1964 was 79, and 92 in 2004.

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