14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Bowser Family History

Bowser Name Meaning
English: nickname from the Norman term of address beu sire ‘fine sir’, given either to a fine gentleman (perhaps ironically), or to someone who made frequent use of this term of address. Compare Bonser.Americanized spelling of German Bauser.

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

456,017 Historical Documents with Bowser on Ancestry.com
71,620 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,835 Military Records
2,729 Immigration Records
56,550 Census and Voter Lists
314,283 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Bowser Families

  • Number of Bowser families
     331 - 660
     111 - 330
     1 - 110
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bowser families
     62 - 122
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bowser families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bowser census records

You can see how Bowser families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Bowser census records >

Bowser Family Origin

Click on a place to view Bowser immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Bowser 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.

View all Bowser immigration records >

Bowser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Bowser immigration records

You can find out when most of the Bowser 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.

View all Bowser immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Bowser

Click on a circle in the chart to view Bowser birth and death records

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.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Bowser ancestors in the SSDI

Bowser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bowser census records

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

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

View all Bowser census records >

Bowser Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

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.

View all Bowser military records >

Message Board about Bowser 275 Threads, 47 Messages

Look up another family name
×