Bowersock Family History

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Bowersock Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Bauersack, a derisive nickname for a peasant.

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


Similar surnames: Bowersox, Colestock, Rothrock, Haverstock, Gerlock, Brock, Bowerman

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Bowersock Family Origin

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Bowersock Family Occupations

What did your Bowersock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bowersock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Bowersock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bowersock family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Auctioneer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowersock.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Auctioneer

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Brick Mason

    2%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Bowersock Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Bowersock Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowersock lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bowersock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bowersock in 1946 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowersock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowersock 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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