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Boward Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Bowar (see Bower).

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


Similar surnames: Bowar, Bower, Soward, Goward, Bovard, Bonar, Howard, Lowary, Rowand

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Boward Family Origin

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Boward Family Occupations

What did your Boward ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boward occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Boward's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Letter Carrier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boward.

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Letter Carrier

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boward ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boward Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boward. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boward census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boward. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boward. For the veterans among your Boward ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boward Life Expectancy

What is the average Boward lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Boward in 1962 was 56, and 31 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boward ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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