Bosch History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Bosch originates from the Old Norse word "buski," meaning "bush," or "woods” thus it is classed at a toponymic surname and was most likely used by a man who lived near a prominent bush. It is equivalent to the English surname "Bush."

Early Origins of the Bosch family

The surname Bosch was first found in Holland.

Early History of the Bosch family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bosch research. More information is included under the topic Early Bosch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bosch Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bosch, van den Bosch, Bos, van den Bos, Bosse and many more.

Early Notables of the Bosch family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Hieronymous Bosch (1450-1516), Dutch painter who's work is well-known for the use of fantastic imagery to illustrate moral...
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United States Bosch migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bosch Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jan and Hans Bosch, who arrived in the New Netherlands in 1662
  • Hans Bosch, who arrived in America in 1662 [1]
  • Jan Bosch, who arrived in New Netherlands in 1662 [1]
  • Albert Bosch, aged 44, who arrived in New York in 1689 [1]
Bosch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Daniel Bosch, who arrived in New York in 1709-1710 [1]
  • Wilhelm Bosch, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Hans Martin Bosch, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
  • Hans Martin Bosch, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 with his wife Margaretha Gomeringer and their children Catharina, Conrad, Jacob and Johann Michael
  • Jacob Bosch, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
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Bosch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mariano Bosch, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [1]
  • Ramon Bosch, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1811 [1]
  • Francisco Bosch, aged 25, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1819 [1]
  • Jeronimo Bosch, aged 21, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1819 [1]
  • Harman Bosch, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1822 [1]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Bosch (post 1700) +

  • Johnny Yong Bosch (b. 1976), American television actor and voice actor
  • Pat Bosch, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 3rd District, 1974, 1982 [2]
  • Nicodemus Bosch, American Republican politician, Mayor of Holland, Michigan; Elected 1912; Defeated, 1922; Elected 1932 [2]
  • Jackson Bosch, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940 [2]
  • Albert Henry Bosch (1908-2005), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1953-61; County Judge in New York, 1961-62; Justice of New York Supreme Court 11th District, 1962-64 [2]
  • Albert H. Bosch (1869-1928), American politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Ottawa County 2nd District, 1915-18; Defeated (Democratic), 1902 [2]
  • José Manuel Lara Bosch (1946-2015), Spanish media executive and businessman, CEO of Grupo Planeta (2003-2015) and Atresmedia (2012-2015)
  • Carl Bosch (1874-1940), German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1931
  • Tertius Bosch (1966-2000), South African cricketer
  • Robert Bosch (1861-1942), German industrialist, founder of 'Robert Bosch GmbH'
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Bismarck
  • Albert Bosch (1921-1941), German Matrose II who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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