Bowring Family History
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Bowring Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who dwelt in a small cottage, from an unattested Old English word buring, a derivative of bur ‘bower’, ‘cottage’ (see Bower).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Goring, Bolling, Browning, Bowron, Dowling, Gowing, Colling, Dobrin