Bowlus Family History

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Bowlus Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Paulus (see Paul).

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


Similar surnames: Boles, Bolds, Bolles, Bowens, Bolus, Powles, Bogus, Bowlen, Folts

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Bowlus Family Origin

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Bowlus Family Occupations

What did your Bowlus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bowlus occupation in the UK was Letter Carrier. 100% of Bowlus's were Letter Carriers.

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  • Letter Carrier

    100%

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Bowlus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bowlus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowlus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bowlus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bowlus. For the veterans among your Bowlus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowlus Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowlus lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bowlus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bowlus in 1941 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowlus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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