Bowdle Family History

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Bowdle Name Meaning

English: altered spelling of Bowdell, which is of unexplained origin. This spelling is now rare in England.

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


Similar surnames: Dowdle, Bowdry, Bendle, Cordle, Beadle, Boddie, Bole, Beedle, Fowle

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Bowdle Family Origin

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Bowdle Family Occupations

What did your Bowdle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bowdle family was Keeping House. The most common Bowdle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Bowdle's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowdle.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    9%
  • House Keeper

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Bowdle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bowdle. 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 Bowdle. For the veterans among your Bowdle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowdle Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowdle lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bowdle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bowdle in 1943 was 59, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowdle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowdle 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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