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Bosso Family History

Bosso Name Meaning

from bosso ‘box tree’, probably applied as a topographic name but possibly also as a metonymic occupational name for a wood carver or turner. variant of Boso.

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


Similar surnames: Bosse, Bosco, Mosso, Bisso, Bosio, Boss, Boso, Bossom, Busse, Buss

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Where is the Bosso family from?

You can see how Bosso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bosso family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bosso families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Bosso families living in Arkansas. This was about 37% of all the recorded Bosso's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Bosso families in 1880.
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What did your Bosso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bosso. 27% of Bosso men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Bosso women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bosso were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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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
    27%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    27%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Proprietor
    14%
  • Waitress
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bosso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosso 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 933 immigration records available for the last name Bosso. 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 428 military records available for the last name Bosso. For the veterans among your Bosso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bosso lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bosso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bosso in 1957 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

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