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Hosler Family History

Hosler Name Meaning
German (Hösler): occupational name for a maker of hose (garments for the legs), from Middle High German hose (see Hose 3) + the agent suffix -r.German (Hösler): habitational name for someone from Hösel near Düsseldorf.English: occupational name for a fowler, a variant of Osler, or for an innkeeper, a reduced form of Ostler. In both cases, the initial H- is inorganic.

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

61,606 Historical Documents with Hosler on Ancestry.com
14,962 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,251 Military Records
647 Immigration Records
11,936 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hosler Families

  • Number of Hosler families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hosler families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hosler families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hosler Family Origin

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Hosler Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hosler

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Hosler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hosler Civil War Service Records

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