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Bowlus Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Paulus (see Paul).

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


Similar surnames: Boles, Bolds, Bolles, Bowens, Bolus, Powles, Bogus, Bowlen, Folts

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Bowlus Family Origin

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Bowlus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowlus. A less common occupation for the Bowlus family was Bookkeeper. The most common Bowlus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Bowlus's were Farmers.

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