Bosler Family History

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Bosler Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Jülich. In Switzerland Bossler means ‘ruffian’ (from Middle High German bôssen ‘to hit’; compare Bosshart), and in some cases the surname may have arisen from a nickname from this sense. Swabian (Bösler): nickname for a sickly person, from Swabian Bösele ‘ulcer’, ‘boil’, ‘abscess’.

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


Similar surnames: Boller, Hosler, Basler, Bossler, Rosler, Bosley, Boser, Boler, Besler

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Bosler Family Origin

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Bosler Family Occupations

What did your Bosler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bosler. 17% of Bosler men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Bosler women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bosler were Farm Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%

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

Bosler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bosler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosler 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 671 immigration records available for the last name Bosler. 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 Bosler. For the veterans among your Bosler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bosler Life Expectancy

What is the average Bosler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bosler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bosler in 1943 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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