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Bosket Surname Meaning

Altered form of English Baskett at least in some cases via the mediate altered form Bauskett.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Baskett, Bonnet, Bosler, Bosse, Bosko, Foskett, Bosley, Booker

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Where is the Bosket family from?

You can see how Bosket families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bosket family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bosket families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Bosket families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 90% of all the recorded Bosket's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bosket families in 1880.
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What did your Bosket ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bosket. 59% of Bosket men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Bosket women worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    59%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Farm Labor
    18%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bosket. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosket census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 27 immigration records available for the last name Bosket. 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 Cards

There are 164 military records available for the last name Bosket. For the veterans among your Bosket ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bosket lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bosket life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bosket in 1945 was 38, and 59 in 2004.

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