Boos Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a Germanic personal name, Boso, most probably from an element meaning ‘leader’, ‘nobleman’, or ‘arrogant person’.

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


Similar surnames: Bos, Booz, Book, Goos, Bors, Boom, Joos, Roos, Boros, Boss

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Boos Family Origin

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Boos Family Occupations

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  • Traveller

    100%

In 1881, the most common Boos occupation in the UK was Traveller. 100% of Boos's were Travellers.

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Between 1945 and 2004, Boos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boos in 1945 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boos

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