Bowmer Family History

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Bowmer Name Meaning

English: variant of Bulmer. Americanized spelling of German Baumer.

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


Similar surnames: Bowser, Bommer, Bolmer, Boomer, Beamer, Comer, Coomer, Bohmer, Bomer

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Bowmer Family Origin

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Bowmer Family Occupations

What did your Bowmer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Bowmer Historical Records

What Bowmer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Bowmer

Passenger List

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

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Bowmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowmer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bowmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bowmer in 1949 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowmer 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.

Famous Bowmer Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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