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Bowhay Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bowley, Bowery, Way, Bovey, Bonham, Botham, Bowdry, Bowlby, Bowman

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Bowhay Family Origin

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Bowhay Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Coach Smith

    6%
  • Stone Mason

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coach Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowhay. A less common occupation for the Bowhay family was Stone Mason. The most common Bowhay occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Bowhay's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Bowhay Historical Records

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Bowhay Life Expectancy

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