Bostock Family History

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Bostock Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bostock in Cheshire (Botestoch in Domesday Book), so named with an Old English personal name Bota (see Bott) + Old English stoc ‘place’.

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

Similar surnames: Roston, Stock, Beswick, Brock, Bossom, Boston, Boock, Goswick

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Bostock Family Origin

Where is the Bostock family from?

Bostock Family Occupations

What did your Bostock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bostock family was Joiner. The most common Bostock occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Bostock's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bostock.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Joiner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bostock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bostock Historical Records

What Bostock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Bostock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bostock 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Bostock. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bostock. For the veterans among your Bostock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bostock Life Expectancy

What is the average Bostock lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bostock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bostock in 1952 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bostock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bostock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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