Bosse Family History
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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