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Bost Name Meaning

French (central France): variant of Bois. German: from a reduced form of the personal name Sebastian. North German: nickname for a self-important man, from Low German bost ‘chest’, ‘breast’.

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


Similar surnames: Bos, Boss, Best, Ost, Kost, Bast, Borst, Bose, Bott, Bolt

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Bost Family Origin

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Bost Family Occupations

What did your Bost ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bost.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    100%

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Bost Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Bost. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bost 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bost. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Bost. For the veterans among your Bost ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bost Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bost in 1944 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

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