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Bowling Name Meaning

English: variant of Bolling. Partly Americanized form of German Bolling or Bohling.

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


Similar surnames: Boling, Bolling, Gosling, Cowling, Bowlin, Rolling, Dowling, Rowling

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Bowling Family Origin

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Bowling Family Occupations

What did your Bowling ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bowling family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowling. The most common Bowling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bowling's were Farmers.

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Bowling Historical Records

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Bowling Life Expectancy

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