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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

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Bosworth Family Origin

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Bosworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

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Bosworth Life Expectancy

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