Bosler Family History
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Bosler Name Meaning
German: habitational name from a place so named near Jülich. In Switzerland Bossler means ‘ruffian’ (from Middle High German bôssen ‘to hit’; compare Bosshart), and in some cases the surname may have arisen from a nickname from this sense. Swabian (Bösler): nickname for a sickly person, from Swabian Bösele ‘ulcer’, ‘boil’, ‘abscess’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Boller, Hosler, Basler, Bossler, Rosler, Bosley, Boser, Boler, Besler