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Bosselman Name Meaning

habitational name from Bossel near Hagen, Westphalia. Dutch: nickname for someone with bristly hair, from Middle Dutch borstel ‘brush’ (see Borstel).

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

Similar surnames: Bostelman, Wesselman, Bosserman, Esselman, Bokelman, Hasselman

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Bosselman Family Origin

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Bosselman Family Occupations

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In 1880, Milk Dealer and Milkman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bosselman. The most common Bosselman occupation in the USA was Milk Dealer. 50% of Bosselman's were Milk Dealers.

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  • Milkman


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Bosselman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bosselman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosselman 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Bosselman. 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 172 military records available for the last name Bosselman. For the veterans among your Bosselman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bosselman Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bosselman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bosselman in 1956 was 72, and 74 in 2004.

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