Bosanko Family History

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Bosanko Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from a place called Bosanketh, named with Cornish bos, bod ‘dwelling’ + an unidentified personal name. In England in the 18th century this surname became confused with French Bosanquet, the name of a French family of Huguenot refugees who settled in Cornwall.

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

Similar surnames: Bassano, Sanzo, Franko, Bonanno, Rosano, Fasano, Boitano, Pisano

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Bosanko Family Origin

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Bosanko Family Occupations

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In 1881, Tin Miner, Coal Miner and (Tin) Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosanko. A less common occupation for the Bosanko family was Butter & Pork Dealer (Provn). The most common Bosanko occupation in the UK was Tin Miner. 41% of Bosanko's were Tin Miners.

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  • Tin Miner

  • Coal Miner

  • (Tin) Miner

  • Butter & Pork Dealer (Provn)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bosanko ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bosanko Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bosanko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosanko census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 514 immigration records available for the last name Bosanko. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 256 military records available for the last name Bosanko. For the veterans among your Bosanko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bosanko Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bosanko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bosanko in 1959 was 44, and 36 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bosanko

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