Bossard Family History

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Bossard Name Meaning

French and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements bos ‘audacious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’. French: nickname for a hunchback, from Old French bosse ‘hump’, ‘hunched back’ (of unknown origin) + the pejorative suffix -ard. Swiss German: variant of Bosshart.

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


Similar surnames: Gossard, Bosshart, Brossard, Bossart, Bollard, Bovard, Bussard

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Bossard Family Origin

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Bossard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bossard. A less common occupation for the Bossard family was Farm Laborer. The most common Bossard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Bossard's were Farmers.

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Bossard Historical Records

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Bossard Life Expectancy

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