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Bostic Family History

Bostic Name Meaning
Slovenian (Bostic, Boštic): patronymic from an old short form of the Slovenian personal name Sebastijan and its vernacular form Boštjan (see Sebastian). It may also be a reduced form of Boštjancic, which has the same origin.

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

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37,534 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,627 Military Records
538 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bostic Families

  • Number of Bostic families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bostic families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bostic last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bostic census records

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Bostic Family Origin

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Bostic Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bostic

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Bostic Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bostic census records

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Bostic Civil War Service Records

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