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Bosler Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Jülich. South German (Swabia; Bösler): nickname for a sickly person from Swabian Bösele ‘ulcer boil abscess’. German: variant of Bossler .

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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Where is the Bosler family from?

You can see how Bosler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bosler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bosler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Bosler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 48% of all the recorded Bosler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bosler families in 1840.
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What did your Bosler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bosler. 17% of Bosler men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Bosler women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bosler were Farm Laborer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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