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Find more Bowlman relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 26 less people named Bowlman in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 57 people named Bowlman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% less people named Bowlman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 31 people named Bowlman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • For 16 females, Ethel was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 2 adults were unmarried

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As Bowlman families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • The most common mother tongue was Native