Hosley Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Hosley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Hösli or Hösly, or Swabian Hösle, metonymic occupational name for a maker of hose or leggings (see Hose 3), from a diminutive of Middle High German hose.

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


Similar surnames: Hosler, Hoesly, Bosley, Hopley, Hooley, Hoster, Yokley, Holley

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hosley Family Origin

Where is the Hosley family from?

SHOW MORE

Hosley Family Occupations

What did your Hosley ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hosley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Store Clerk

    100%

In 1881, the most common Hosley occupation in Canada was Store Clerk. 100% of Hosley's were Store Clerks.

Source: Census data for Hosley | Data not to scale

Hosley Historical Records

What Hosley family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hosley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Hosley

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Hosley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hosley 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Hosley Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name