Bowersox Family History
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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