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Boscia Name Meaning

Italian (southern of Albanian origin): variant of Borsci from Albanian Borshi a habitational name from a place in southern Albania named Borsh (definite form Borshi). The surname is borne by descendants of the Albanian Christian refugees from the Turkish occupation of the Balkans who in the 15th century took refuge in the southern Italy. Compare Bosh .

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


Similar surnames: Barcia, Borgia, Norcia, Yoshida, Coccia, Brescia, Bosch, Bosi, Bosco

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Where is the Boscia family from?

You can see how Boscia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boscia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Boscia families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Boscia's in USA. New York had the highest population of Boscia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boscia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boscia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boscia. 52% of Boscia men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Boscia women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boscia were Owner and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    52%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Barber
    5%
  • Owner
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 538 immigration records available for the last name Boscia. 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 464 military records available for the last name Boscia. For the veterans among your Boscia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boscia lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Boscia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Boscia in 1950 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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