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Bosi Family History

Bosi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Boso. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from a place called Bós in the former Hunyad and Kolozs counties of Hungary or the Marosszék district of Transylvania.

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


Similar surnames: Bos, Bodi, Boni, Tosi, Rosi, Bose, Boss, Boso, Kosin, Bosio

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Where is the Bosi family from?

You can see how Bosi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bosi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bosi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Bosi families living in Massachusetts. This was about 38% of all the recorded Bosi's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Bosi families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bosi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bosi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bosi. 28% of Bosi men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Bosi women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bosi were Moulder 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
    28%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Moulder
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Seamstress
    50%
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What Bosi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 658 census records available for the last name Bosi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 593 immigration records available for the last name Bosi. 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 109 military records available for the last name Bosi. For the veterans among your Bosi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bosi lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bosi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bosi in 1963 was 75, and 67 in 2004.

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