Bowwman Family History

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Bowwman 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: Bowman, Bouwman, Bodman, Boman, Bowerman, Boseman, Boleman, Bousman

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Bowwman Family Origin

Where is the Bowwman family from?

Bowwman Family Occupations

What did your Bowwman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Sailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bowwman. The most common Bowwman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bowwman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Sailor

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Bowwman Historical Records

What Bowwman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29 census records available for the last name Bowwman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowwman 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Bowwman. 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 Bowwman. For the veterans among your Bowwman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowwman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowwman lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowwman 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 Bowwman

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