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Bosworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bosa + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) has a different origin: an Old English personal name, Bar (from bar ‘boar’) + worð.

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


Similar surnames: Dodsworth, Bedsworth, Unsworth, Cudworth, Bloodworth, Hepworth

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Bosworth Family Origin

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Bosworth Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Bosworth occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Bosworth's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bosworth family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bosworth.

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Bosworth Historical Records

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