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Bostelman Name Meaning

North German (Bostelmann) and Dutch: nickname for someone with bristly hair, from Middle Dutch borstel ‘brush’ (see Borstel).

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


Similar surnames: Bosselman, Boseman, Bosserman, Stellman, Bokelman, Buseman, Bozeman

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Bostelman Family Origin

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Bostelman Family Occupations

What did your Bostelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Broker, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bostelman. A less common occupation for the Bostelman family was Sewing Machine Agt.. The most common Bostelman occupation in the USA was Broker. 20% of Bostelman's were Brokers.

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  • Broker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Sewing Machine Agt.

    20%

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Bostelman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bostelman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bostelman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bostelman. 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 Bostelman. For the veterans among your Bostelman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bostelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bostelman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bostelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bostelman in 1958 was 61, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bostelman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bostelman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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