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Bowlan Name Meaning

English: variant of Boland. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beólláin, ‘descendant of Bjolan’, a Norse personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Boylan, Bowden, Boran, Bowland, Bolan, Bowen, Bowman, Gowan, Rowland

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Bowlan Family Origin

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Bowlan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Iron Mill

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bowlan family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Iron Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowlan. The most common Bowlan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Bowlan's were Farmers.

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Bowlan Historical Records

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Bowlan Life Expectancy

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