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Bosworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bosa + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) has a different origin: an Old English personal name, Bar (from bar ‘boar’) + worð.

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


Similar surnames: Dodsworth, Bedsworth, Unsworth, Cudworth, Bloodworth, Hepworth

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Bosworth Family Origin

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Bosworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Druggist

    13%
  • Farm Servant

    13%
  • Going To School

    13%

In 1881, the most common Bosworth occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Bosworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bosworth family was Going To School. Farmer, Druggist and Farm Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosworth.

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