Bowcliffe Family History

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Bowcliffe 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: Sutcliffe, Cliffe, Ratcliffe, Radcliffe, Jolliffe, Antcliff, Cliff

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Bowcliffe Family Origin

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Bowcliffe Family Occupations

What did your Bowcliffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bowcliffe occupation in the UK was Clerk In Stock Exchange. 100% of Bowcliffe's were Clerk In Stock Exchanges.

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  • Clerk In Stock Exchange


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

Bowcliffe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56 census records available for the last name Bowcliffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowcliffe 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Bowcliffe. 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 Bowcliffe. For the veterans among your Bowcliffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowcliffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowcliffe lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowcliffe 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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