Bostrom Family History

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Bostrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Boström): ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘dwelling’, ‘farm’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Similar surnames: Ostrom, Bystrom, Brostrom, Mostrom, Ekstrom, Enstrom, Forstrom

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Bostrom Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bostrom name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bostrom. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Bostrom Family Origin

Where is the Bostrom family from?

Bostrom Family Occupations

What did your Bostrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bostrom. The most common Bostrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Bostrom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bostrom family was Fisherman.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Fisherman


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

Bostrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bostrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bostrom 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Bostrom. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bostrom. For the veterans among your Bostrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bostrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Bostrom lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bostrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bostrom in 1956 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bostrom 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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