Bowar Family History

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Bowar Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Bower.

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


Similar surnames: Boward, Bower, Bonar, Bomar, Bolar, Bogar, Bonnar, Bowers, Boka

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Bowar Family Origin

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Bowar Family Occupations

What did your Bowar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bowar family was Iron Moulder. Farmer, Brick Mason and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowar. The most common Bowar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bowar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Brick Mason

    17%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Iron Moulder

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bowar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bowar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bowar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bowar

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bowar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bowar. For the veterans among your Bowar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowar Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowar lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bowar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bowar in 1951 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowar 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.

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