Bowe Family History

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Bowe Name Meaning

Variant spelling (chiefly Irish) of Bow.

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


Similar surnames: Bole, Boje, Browe, Bow, Dowe, Lowe, Boie, Bowes, Blowe, Bogen

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Bowe Family Origin

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Bowe Family Occupations

What did your Bowe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bowe family was Farm Labourer (Ag Lab). Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowe. The most common Bowe occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Bowe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Farm Labourer (Ag Lab)

    2%

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

Bowe Historical Records

What Bowe family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Bowe

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bowe. 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 Bowe. For the veterans among your Bowe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowe Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowe lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bowe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bowe in 1944 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowe 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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