Boozer Family History
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Boozer Name Meaning
it could be a topographic name for someone living in an area planted with bushes, French bussière, or a habitational name from any of various minor places in Essex, perhaps named with this word. alternatively it may be a nickname for a heavy drinker, from an agent derivative of Middle English bouse(n) ‘to drink’, ‘to booze’ (from Middle Dutch busen) or Middle English bous, boos ‘intoxicating drink’ (from Middle Dutch buse). lastly, it could be an occupational name for a stockman, from a derivative of Middle English bos(e), buse ‘stall for livestock’, ‘cowstall’, ‘manger’ (from Old English bos).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press