Bowland Family History

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Bowland Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Boland 1 and 2. Altered spelling of Dutch Bouwland, a topographic name for someone who lived by land that was under cultivation.

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


Similar surnames: Dowland, Boland, Bolland, Morland, Bowlan, Rowland, Newland, Bohland

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Bowland Family Origin

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Bowland Family Occupations

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  • House Painter

    6%
  • AG Labr

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, House Painter, AG Labr and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowland. A less common occupation for the Bowland family was Annuitant. The most common Bowland occupation in the UK was House Painter. 6% of Bowland's were House Painters.

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Bowland Historical Records

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Bowland Life Expectancy

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