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Bowers Family History

Bowers Name Meaning
English: variant of Bower.

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

1,936,714 Historical Documents with Bowers on Ancestry.com
484,827 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
64,154 Military Records
19,094 Immigration Records
365,561 Census and Voter Lists
1,003,078 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bowers Families

  • Number of Bowers families
     625 - 1,247
     209 - 624
     1 - 208
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bowers families
     449 - 896
     150 - 448
     1 - 149
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bowers families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bowers census records

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Bowers Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Bowers families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Bowers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bowers families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bowers

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bowers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bowers census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Bowers ancestors, such as occupation.

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Bowers Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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