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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bossman

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boss +‎ man. First used in the late 1940s, though the usage of "boss" by itself as a form of contempt or to show that one is on their guard dates back to 1552. Term seems to have originally been a pejorative term for a local official.

  1. (vocative) Someone whose name is unknown. Usually denotes that one is chary or extremely unfamiliar with the person being spoken to.
  2. (vocative) Someone who appears stalwart and/or dauntless in both disposition and appearance. Not a term used between those who are close. Usually seen as complimentary.

Notable Persons Named Bossman

Bossman is a hip hop music musician. His career lasted from 2002 to 2002. Bossman was given the name Travis Holifield on November 24th, 1983.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bossman

Peter Bossman is a Mayor of Piran. Peter was born on November 2nd, 1955 in Accra, Gold Coast.


Bossman is a hip hop music musician. His career lasted from 2002 to 2002. Bossman was given the name Travis Holifield on November 24th, 1983.


Francis Bossman is a soccer player for the FK Sloboda Užice, Berekum Arsenal, Accra Hearts of Oak SC, New Edubiase United FC, Ravan Baku FK, FK Jagodina, FK Sloga Petrovac na Mlavi, and Ghana national football team. Francis was born on June 24th, 1984 in Accra.


Kelvin Bossman is a soccer player for the Biggleswade Town F.C., Reading F.C., Basingstoke Town F.C., Woking F.C., FC Groningen, SC Cambuur, Helmond Sport, Maidenhead United F.C., Havant & Waterlooville F.C., Hayes & Yeading United F.C., Cambridge City F.C., and Ghana national under-17 football t. Kelvin was born on January 20th, 1991 in Ghana. Kelvin is also known as Bossman and Kelvin.


Anna Bossman is a human right advocate. Anna was born Anna Bossman on December 1st, 1957.


Chase Forever is a rhythm, blues, soul music, hip hop music, and dancehall singing and songwriter. They plays Vocals. They have been prominent since 2010. Chase was given the name fianko Bossman on June 24th, 1988 in London.


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Popularity of Bossman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bossman U.S.
  White 88.71% 64.26%
  African American 8.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bossman

People with the last name Bossman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bossman

  • How Popular is the name Bossman? As a last name Bossman was the 54,178th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bossman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bossman is Thursday, December 16th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Bossman? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bossman. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bossman: Your name in reverse order is Namssob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aomsbsn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bossman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 381 people with the last name Bossman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bossman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bossman as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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