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Bowsher Name Meaning

German: variant of Bauscher or Boesshaar (see Basehore). English: variant of Belcher.

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


Similar surnames: Bosher, Bowser, Bowmer, Boshers, Bolster, Brasher, Bose, Busher

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Bowsher Family Origin

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Bowsher Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Groom (D)

    5%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Railway Porter

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Groom (D) and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowsher. A less common occupation for the Bowsher family was Railway Porter. The most common Bowsher occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Bowsher's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Bowsher Historical Records

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Bowsher Life Expectancy

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