Bowron Family History

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Bowron Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Boldron in County Durham (formerly in North Yorkshire), so named with Old Norse boli ‘bull’ + rúm ‘clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Rowton, Byron, Born, Boron, Gawron, Moron, Bowring, Bowman, Bordon

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Bowron Family Origin

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Bowron Family Occupations

What did your Bowron ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowron. A less common occupation for the Bowron family was Carpenter. The most common Bowron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bowron's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Bowron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Bowron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowron 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bowron. 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 Bowron. For the veterans among your Bowron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowron Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowron lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bowron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bowron in 1959 was 36, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowron

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowron 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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