Bowwell Family History

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Bowwell 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: Boswell, Bonwell, Bowell, Boxwell, Bodwell, Oswell, Bagwell, Bothell

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Bowwell Family Origin

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Bowwell Family Occupations

What did your Bowwell ancestors do for a living?

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

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Bowwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29 census records available for the last name Bowwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowwell 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Bowwell. 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 Bowwell. For the veterans among your Bowwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowwell Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowwell 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.

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