Bowens Family History

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Bowens Name Meaning

English, of Welsh origin: variant of Bowen, with the addition of the regular English patronymic suffix -s. Altered spelling of Dutch Bouwens, a variant of Bauwens.

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


Similar surnames: Owens, Bivens, Cowens, Bouwens, Bowen, Boles, Boden, Gowans, Bowns

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Bowens Family Origin

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Bowens Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Bricklayers Lab

    7%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    7%
  • Brush Maker

    7%

In 1881, the most common Bowens occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Bowens's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Lab and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowens. A less common occupation for the Bowens family was Brush Maker.

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Bowens Historical Records

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Bowens Life Expectancy

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