Bowcock Family History

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Bowcock 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: Bocock, Boock, Bostock, Babcock, Bowick, Pocock, Bocook, Brock, Block

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Bowcock Family Origin

Where is the Bowcock family from?

Bowcock Family Occupations

What did your Bowcock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bowcock occupation in the UK was Silk Dyer. 6% of Bowcock's were Silk Dyers. Silk Dyer, Butcher and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowcock. A less common occupation for the Bowcock family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Silk Dyer

  • Butcher

  • Stone Mason

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Bowcock Historical Records

What Bowcock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bowcock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowcock 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 607 immigration records available for the last name Bowcock. 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 492 military records available for the last name Bowcock. For the veterans among your Bowcock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowcock Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowcock lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bowcock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bowcock in 1962 was 60, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowcock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowcock 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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