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Bossard Name Meaning

French and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements bos ‘audacious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’. French: nickname for a hunchback, from Old French bosse ‘hump’, ‘hunched back’ (of unknown origin) + the pejorative suffix -ard. Swiss German: variant of Bosshart.

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


Similar surnames: Gossard, Bosshart, Brossard, Bossart, Bollard, Bovard, Bussard

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Bossard Family Origin

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Bossard Family Occupations

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  • Cook (N.D.)

    100%

In 1881, the most common Bossard occupation in the UK was Cook (N.D.). 100% of Bossard's were Cook (N.D.)s.

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Bossard Historical Records

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Bossard Life Expectancy

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