Hosler Family History
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Hosler Name Meaning
German (Hösler): occupational name for a maker of hose (garments for the legs), from Middle High German hose (see Hose 3) + the agent suffix -r. German (Hösler): habitational name for someone from Hösel near Düsseldorf. English: occupational name for a fowler, a variant of Osler, or for an innkeeper, a reduced form of Ostler. In both cases, the initial H- is inorganic.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press