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Bowerman Family History

Bowerman Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a house servant who attended his master in his private quarters (see Bower 2).Americanized spelling of German Bauermann, a variant of Bauer.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

265,383 Historical Documents with Bowerman on Ancestry.com
38,005 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,511 Military Records
2,584 Immigration Records
34,850 Census and Voter Lists
186,433 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bowerman Families

  • Number of Bowerman families
     42 - 82
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bowerman families
     99 - 195
     34 - 98
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bowerman families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bowerman census records

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Bowerman Family Origin

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Bowerman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bowerman

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Bowerman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bowerman census records

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Bowerman Civil War Service Records

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