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Bostelman Name Meaning

North German (Bostelmann) and 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: Bosselman, Boseman, Bosserman, Stellman, Bokelman, Buseman, Bozeman

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Bostelman Family Origin

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Bostelman Family Occupations

What did your Bostelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bostelman occupation in the UK was Sugar Boiler. 100% of Bostelman's were Sugar Boilers.

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  • Sugar Boiler


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Bostelman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bostelman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bostelman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bostelman. 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 200 military records available for the last name Bostelman. For the veterans among your Bostelman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bostelman Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bostelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bostelman in 1958 was 61, and 85 in 2004.

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