Bos Name Meaning

Reduced form of Dutch Van den Bos, a variant of the topographic name Vandenbosch. South German and French: from the Germanic personal name Boso (see Boos). French (central France): variant of Bois. Hungarian (Bos): from a pet form of the old secular personal name Bo. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from a place called Bos, formerly in Pozsony county, Hungary, now part of Slovakia. Hungarian (Bós): from the old Magyar secular name Bós. Polish (Bos): from a pet form of the personal names Boleslaw or Boguslaw.

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


Similar surnames: Boe, Kos, Bors, Bon, Boss, Bosi, Bose, Bost, Bois, Bas

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Bos Family Occupations

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  • Bank Clerk

    100%

In 1881, the most common Bos occupation in the UK was Bank Clerk. 100% of Bos's were Bank Clerks.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Bos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bos in 1947 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bos

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