Bowwater Family History

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Bowwater Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bywater, Bowmaster, Bolter, Bower, Water, Bowler, Bowser, Outwater

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Bowwater Family Origin

Where is the Bowwater family from?

Bowwater Family Occupations

What did your Bowwater ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bowwater occupation in the UK was Formely Iron Founder. 100% of Bowwater's were Formely Iron Founders.

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  • Formely Iron Founder

    100%

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

Bowwater Historical Records

What Bowwater family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29 census records available for the last name Bowwater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowwater 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Bowwater. 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 2 military records available for the last name Bowwater. For the veterans among your Bowwater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowwater Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowwater lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowwater 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowwater

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