Bowce Family History

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Bowce Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Boyce, Bowie, Bowe, Boice, Bowne, Bowden, Bow, Ponce, Force, Bence

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Bowce Family Origin

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Bowce Family Occupations

What did your Bowce ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bowce occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 100% of Bowce's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    100%

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

Bowce Historical Records

What Bowce family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 89 census records available for the last name Bowce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowce 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Bowce. 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 5 military records available for the last name Bowce. For the veterans among your Bowce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowce Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowce lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowce 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowce

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