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Bossier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a cooper, from an agent derivative of Old French bosse ‘barrel’. The name is frequent in the southern States; it was probably brought to North America by Huguenots.

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


Similar surnames: Bosse, Rossier, Messier, Bouvier, Lussier, Losier, Hosier, Brasier

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Bossier Family Origin

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Bossier Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • At Home

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Bossier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Bossier's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bossier family was Keeping House. Laborer, At Home and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bossier.

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Bossier Life Expectancy

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