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Blosser Name Meaning

German (Blösser): unexplained. This surname is very rare in Germany. Americanized form of Swiss German Blaser .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bosse, Slosser, Closser, Glosser, Dosser, Blaeser, Boser, Blaser

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Where is the Blosser family from?

You can see how Blosser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blosser family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Blosser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 24 Blosser families living in Ohio. This was about 62% of all the recorded Blosser's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Blosser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blosser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blosser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blosser. 25% of Blosser men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Blosser women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blosser were Labor and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Blosser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blosser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 620 immigration records available for the last name Blosser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Blosser. For the veterans among your Blosser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blosser lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Blosser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Blosser in 1944 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

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