Bowerman Family History

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Bowerman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a house servant who attended his master in his private quarters (see Bower 2). Americanized spelling of German Bauermann, a variant of Bauer.

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


Similar surnames: Bowman, Showerman, Biderman, Werman, Boerman, Boreman, Hoverman

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Bowerman Family Origin

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Bowerman Family Occupations

What did your Bowerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bowerman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Bowerman's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowerman. A less common occupation for the Bowerman family was Gardener.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Gardener

    2%

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

Bowerman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bowerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowerman 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 Bowerman

Passenger List

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

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Bowerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowerman lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bowerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bowerman in 1941 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowerman 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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