Bowne Family History

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Bowne Name Meaning

English: variant of Boone.

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


Similar surnames: Bown, Bownes, Bowns, Browne, Borne, Bodge, Bonne, Bayne, Bowe, Bone

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Bowne Family Origin

Where is the Bowne family from?

Bowne Family Occupations

What did your Bowne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bowne family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowne. The most common Bowne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Bowne's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Bowne Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bowne Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowne lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bowne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bowne in 1947 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowne 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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