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

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Farm Labourer (Ag Lab)

    2%

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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Bowe Historical Records

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Bowe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowe

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