Bosler Family History

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Bosler Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Jülich. In Switzerland Bossler means ‘ruffian’ (from Middle High German bôssen ‘to hit’; compare Bosshart), and in some cases the surname may have arisen from a nickname from this sense. Swabian (Bösler): nickname for a sickly person, from Swabian Bösele ‘ulcer’, ‘boil’, ‘abscess’.

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

Similar surnames: Boller, Hosler, Basler, Bossler, Rosler, Bosley, Boser, Boler, Besler

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Bosler Family Origin

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Bosler Family Occupations

What did your Bosler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bosler family was Laborer. The most common Bosler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bosler's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosler.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Bosler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bosler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosler 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 671 immigration records available for the last name Bosler. 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 Bosler. For the veterans among your Bosler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bosler Life Expectancy

What is the average Bosler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bosler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bosler in 1943 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bosler 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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