Bostelman Family History

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Bostelman Name Meaning

North German (Bostelmann) and Dutch: nickname for someone with bristly hair, from Middle Dutch borstel ‘brush’ (see Borstel).

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


Similar surnames: Bosselman, Boseman, Bosserman, Stellman, Bokelman, Buseman, Bozeman

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Bostelman Family Origin

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Bostelman Family Occupations

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  • Broker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Sewing Machine Agt.

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bostelman family was Sewing Machine Agt.. Broker, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bostelman. The most common Bostelman occupation in the USA was Broker. 20% of Bostelman's were Brokers.

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Bostelman Historical Records

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Bostelman Life Expectancy

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