Boschen Family History

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Boschen Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch or German Bosch, perhaps from the oblique case, a shortening of zen Boschen ‘at the thicket’, or from a shortened form of a compound surname such as Böschenstein.

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


Similar surnames: Boschee, Bosche, Bosher, Bosen, Boeschen, Loschen, Rosche, Boschert

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Boschen Family Origin

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Boschen Family Occupations

What did your Boschen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boschen occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 11% of Boschen's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Boschen family was Bar Saloon Keeper. Carpenter, Retail Grocer and Shoe Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boschen.

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  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Retail Grocer

    11%
  • Shoe Merchant

    11%
  • Bar Saloon Keeper

    5%

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

Boschen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boschen Life Expectancy

What is the average Boschen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Boschen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Boschen in 1957 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boschen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boschen 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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