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Bowersox Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Bauersachs, a name indicating descent from Hans Bauer, nicknamed Sachs ‘the Saxon’, a forester who lived in Judenbach, Franconia, c.1555. An alternative derivation is from Bauerochs, literally ‘farmer ox’, a nickname or byname for the farmer who kept the breeding bull in a community.

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


Similar surnames: Bowersock, Bowerman, Bowser, Boersma, Boers, Boerst, Broderson

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Bowersox Family Origin

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Bowersox Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowersox. The most common Bowersox occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Bowersox's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bowersox family was Carpenter.

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Bowersox Life Expectancy

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