Bosse Name Meaning

French (also Bossé): nickname for a hunchback, from Old French bossu ‘hunchbacked’ (a derivative of bosse ‘lump’, ‘hump’). French: metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from bosse ‘barrel’, ‘keg’. South German, Swiss German, and Danish: from a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart). Dutch: variant of Bosch.

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


Similar surnames: Boss, Cosse, Gosse, Busse, Bossen, Bose, Bossie, Basse, Fosse, Bosso

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Bosse Family Origin

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Bosse Family Occupations

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  • Journalier

    29%
  • Etudiant

    13%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Cult.'S Son

    8%

In 1881, the most common Bosse occupation in Canada was Journalier. 29% of Bosse's were Journaliers. Journalier, Etudiant and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosse. A less common occupation for the Bosse family was Cult.'S Son.

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Bosse Historical Records

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Bosse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Bosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bosse in 1950 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bosse

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