Boesel Family History

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Boesel Name Meaning

German (Bösel): habitational name from any of two places so named Bösel, near Oldenburg or Lüneburg.

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

Similar surnames: Borstel, Kosel, Bisel, Roese, Loesel, Basel, Roedel, Boeke, Bessel

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Boesel Family Origin

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Boesel Family Occupations

What did your Boesel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boesel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Boesel's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boesel. A less common occupation for the Boesel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Banker

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boesel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boesel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boesel Life Expectancy

What is the average Boesel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boesel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Boesel in 1960 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boesel 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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