Bousman Family History

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Bousman Name Meaning

from Boso, a Germanic personal name derived from an element meaning ‘audacious’. topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a wood (see Bosch).

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

Similar surnames: Bossman, Housman, Boman, Bouwman, Mossman, Kosman, Bosman, Bouman

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Bousman Family Origin

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Bousman Family Occupations

What did your Bousman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bousman family was Coal Mines. The most common Bousman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Bousman's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bousman.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Coal Mines


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

Bousman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bousman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bousman 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 132 immigration records available for the last name Bousman. 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 971 military records available for the last name Bousman. For the veterans among your Bousman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bousman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bousman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bousman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bousman in 1957 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bousman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bousman 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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