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Bosworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bosa + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) has a different origin: an Old English personal name, Bar (from bar ‘boar’) + worð.

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

Similar surnames: Dodsworth, Bedsworth, Unsworth, Cudworth, Bloodworth, Hepworth

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Bosworth Family Origin

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Bosworth Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bosworth family was Laborer. The most common Bosworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Bosworth's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosworth.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Bosworth Historical Records

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Bosworth Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Bosworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bosworth in 1953 was 28, and 81 in 2004.

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