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Bowers Family History

Bowers Name Meaning
English: variant of Bower.

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

2,023,878 Historical Documents with Bowers on Ancestry
506,568 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
66,326 Military Records
19,432 Immigration Records
367,857 Census and Voter Lists
1,063,695 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bowers Families

  • Number of Bowers families
     449 - 896
     150 - 448
     1 - 149
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bowers families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bowers census records

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Bowers Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry. You can find out where the majority of the Bowers families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Bowers Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bowers families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Bowers Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Bowers census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Bowers ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Bowers

Did the Bowerses fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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