Bowditch Family History

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Bowditch Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a place in Devon named Bowditch, from the Old English phrase bufan dice ‘above the ditch’.

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


Similar surnames: Bowdish, Winch, Fitch, Booth, Rodich, Goldbach, Bobich, Bostic

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Bowditch Family Origin

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Bowditch Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Dairyman

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Dairyman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowditch. The most common Bowditch occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Bowditch's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bowditch family was Butcher.

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Bowditch Historical Records

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Bowditch Life Expectancy

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