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Origin and popularity of the name BOUVIER


Bouvier : French: occupational name for a herdsman Old French bouvier (from Late Latin bovarius a derivative of bos genitive bovis ‘ox’). Compare Bouvia and Bovia.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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