Bossler Family History

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Bossler Name Meaning

nickname for an aggressive or pugnacious person, from Bossler ‘fighter’, ‘ruffian’. Swabian (Württemberg): occupational name for an odd-job man, from bosseln ‘to potter around’.

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


Similar surnames: Bosler, Bussler, Bessler, Rossler, Boller, Bossier, Dosser, Russler

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Bossler Family Origin

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Bossler Family Occupations

What did your Bossler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bossler. The most common Bossler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bossler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bossler family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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

Bossler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bossler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bossler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bossler. 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 Bossler. For the veterans among your Bossler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bossler Life Expectancy

What is the average Bossler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bossler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bossler in 1954 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bossler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bossler 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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