Bosher Family History

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Bosher Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch or North German Boesshaar (see Bashore). Perhaps also of French origin, a variant Boshears.

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

Similar surnames: Boshers, Busher, Bowsher, Booher, Boster, Booker, Bose, Bisher

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Bosher Family Origin

Where is the Bosher family from?

Bosher Family Occupations

What did your Bosher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bosher family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosher. The most common Bosher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bosher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Clerk

  • Laborer


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

Bosher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Bosher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosher 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 783 immigration records available for the last name Bosher. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bosher. For the veterans among your Bosher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bosher Life Expectancy

What is the average Bosher lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bosher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bosher in 1957 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bosher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bosher 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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