Bowlsby Family History

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Bowlsby Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Bowlby.

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


Similar surnames: Goolsby, Bowlby, Soulsby, Bowlin, Gulsby, Bowlan, Wolsey, Bowling

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Bowlsby Family Origin

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Bowlsby Family Occupations

What did your Bowlsby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowlsby. A less common occupation for the Bowlsby family was Brick Mason. The most common Bowlsby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bowlsby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    4%

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

Bowlsby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bowlsby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowlsby 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 Bowlsby. 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 Bowlsby. For the veterans among your Bowlsby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowlsby Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowlsby lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bowlsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bowlsby in 1951 was 30, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowlsby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowlsby 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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