Bosch Family History

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Bosch Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name from Middle Dutch bussch, meaning ‘wood’ rather than ‘bush’, also found in place names, such as ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc). German (Bösch): see Boesch. Catalan: habitational name from a place named with Bosc(h), from Late Latin boscus ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Busch, Bosco, Dosch, Boesch, Tosch, Horch, Hosch, Posch, Losch, Gosch

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Bosch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bosch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bosch. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Bosch Family Origin

Where is the Bosch family from?

Bosch Family Occupations

What did your Bosch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosch. A less common occupation for the Bosch family was Retail Grocer. The most common Bosch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Bosch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Retail Grocer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bosch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bosch Historical Records

What Bosch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Bosch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Bosch. 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 Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Bosch. For the veterans among your Bosch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bosch Life Expectancy

What is the average Bosch lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bosch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bosch in 1944 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bosch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bosch ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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