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Bostian Name Meaning

German: variant of Bastian, a short form of the personal name Sebastian.

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


Similar surnames: Bastian, Bastien, Bostic, Boltin, Bastin, Bestgen, Bolten, Osting

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Bostian Family Origin

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Bostian Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bostian family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bostian. The most common Bostian occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bostian's were Farmers.

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Bostian Life Expectancy

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