Bosen Family History

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Bosen Name Meaning

German: probably a shortened form of a compound surname such as Bosenberg or a patronymic from Bose.

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

Similar surnames: Boden, Osen, Bossen, Bose, Bolen, Boysen, Boren, Rosen, Boisen, Borin

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Bosen Family Origin

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Bosen Family Occupations

What did your Bosen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bosen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Bosen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosen. A less common occupation for the Bosen family was Cook.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Cook


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

Bosen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bosen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosen 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 490 immigration records available for the last name Bosen. 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 753 military records available for the last name Bosen. For the veterans among your Bosen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bosen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bosen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bosen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bosen in 1953 was 26, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bosen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bosen 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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