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Bowmaster Family History

Bowmaster Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Baumeister or the Dutch cognate Bouwmeester, occupational names for a master builder.

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

8,940 Historical Documents with Bowmaster on Ancestry
1,650 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
471 Military Records
64 Immigration Records
2,006 Census and Voter Lists
4,749 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bowmaster Families

  • Number of Bowmaster families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bowmaster last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bowmaster census records

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Bowmaster Family Origin

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Bowmaster Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Bowmaster Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Bowmaster census records

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Military Service by Bowmaster

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