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Bostrom Surname Meaning

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

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Bostrom family from?

You can see how Bostrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bostrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bostrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Bostrom families living in Cheshire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Bostrom's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Bostrom families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bostrom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bostrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Bostrom. 100% of Bostrom women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Bostrom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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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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