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Bosworth Family History

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

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Name Distribution of Bosworth Families

  • Number of Bosworth families
     98 - 193
     33 - 97
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bosworth families
     146 - 290
     49 - 145
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bosworth families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bosworth Family Origin

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Bosworth Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bosworth

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Bosworth Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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