Bose Family History

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Bose Name Meaning

German and English: from a Germanic personal name, Boso (see Boos). French: probably a variant of Bois. Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Anglicized form of Basu.

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

Similar surnames: Bos, Boss, Bost, Bosse, Bole, Rose, Boye, Boso, Lose, Boie

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Bose Family Origin

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Bose Family Occupations

What did your Bose ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bose occupation in the UK was (Confectioner) ((Carpenter)). 6% of Bose's were (Confectioner) ((Carpenter))s. (Confectioner) ((Carpenter)), Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bose. A less common occupation for the Bose family was Baptist Minister Of Soho Chapel.

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  • (Confectioner) ((Carpenter))

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Baptist Minister Of Soho Chapel


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

Bose Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Bose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bose 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Bose. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Bose. For the veterans among your Bose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bose Life Expectancy

What is the average Bose lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Bose in 1950 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bose

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bose ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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