Meaning and Origin of: Bosworth

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old French : Forested town

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Last name origin & meaning:

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