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Bowles Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bowell or Bowler.

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


Similar surnames: Boles, Bowes, Powles, Bowlds, Towles, Bownes, Boyles, Vowles, Downes

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Bowles Family Origin

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Bowles Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Bowles occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Bowles's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bowles family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowles.

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Bowles Historical Records

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Bowles Life Expectancy

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