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Bowne Family History

Bowne Name Meaning
English: variant of Boone.

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

185,370 Historical Documents with Bowne on Ancestry.com
16,695 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,696 Military Records
2,358 Immigration Records
16,188 Census and Voter Lists
148,433 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bowne Families

  • Number of Bowne families
     51 - 100
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bowne families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bowne families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bowne census records

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Bowne 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 Bowne 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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Bowne Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bowne 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 Bowne

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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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Bowne Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bowne census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Bowne Civil War Service Records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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