Bownes Family History

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Bownes Name Meaning

English: variant of Boone.

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


Similar surnames: Bowne, Bowns, Downes, Bones, Bownds, Townes, Bowles, Bown, Lones

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Bownes Family Origin

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Bownes Family Occupations

What did your Bownes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Pocket Blade Grinder, Spring Knife Cutler and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bownes. A less common occupation for the Bownes family was Engine Fitter. The most common Bownes occupation in the UK was Pocket Blade Grinder. 7% of Bownes's were Pocket Blade Grinders.

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  • Pocket Blade Grinder

    7%
  • Spring Knife Cutler

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Engine Fitter

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bownes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bownes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bownes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bownes 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 Bownes. 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 Bownes. For the veterans among your Bownes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bownes Life Expectancy

What is the average Bownes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Bownes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bownes in 1962 was 74, and 71 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bownes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bownes 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.

Famous Bownes Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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