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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

What did your Bowsher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. Agricultural Labourer, Groom (D) and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowsher.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Groom (D)

    5%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Railway Porter

    3%

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Bowsher Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bowsher ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bowsher Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowsher lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Bowsher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bowsher in 1940 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

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