Bosley Family History

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Bosley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Bosley, from the Old English personal name Bosa or Bot + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Americanized spelling of French Beausoleil, especially in New England. Altered spelling of German Bosler.

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


Similar surnames: Boxley, Bodley, Bowley, Mosley, Osley, Batley, Bosler, Godley, Gosney

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Bosley Family Origin

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Bosley Family Occupations

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  • School

    41%
  • Farmers Son

    23%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1881, School, Farmers Son and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosley. The most common Bosley occupation in Canada was School. 41% of Bosley's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Bosley family was Laborer.

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Bosley Life Expectancy

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