Boshart Family History

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Boshart Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Bosshart.

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

Similar surnames: Bushart, Bossart, Boschert, Bushard, Bosshart, Bosshard, Bossert

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Boshart Family Origin

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Boshart Family Occupations

What did your Boshart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boshart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Boshart's were Farmers. Farmer, Machinist and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boshart. A less common occupation for the Boshart family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Machinist

  • Retired Farmer

  • Coal Miner


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

Boshart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boshart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boshart 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 388 immigration records available for the last name Boshart. 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 523 military records available for the last name Boshart. For the veterans among your Boshart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boshart Life Expectancy

What is the average Boshart lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Boshart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Boshart in 1958 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boshart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boshart 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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