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Bowring Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who dwelt in a small cottage, from an unattested Old English word buring, a derivative of bur ‘bower’, ‘cottage’ (see Bower).

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


Similar surnames: Goring, Bolling, Browning, Bowron, Dowling, Gowing, Colling, Dobrin

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Bowring Family Origin

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Bowring Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Tailor

    2%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bowring family was Butcher. The most common Bowring occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Bowring's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowring.

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Bowring Historical Records

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Bowring Life Expectancy

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