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Bowyer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of bows (see Bow), as opposed to an archer. Compare Bowman.

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


Similar surnames: Bowler, Bower, Bowker, Boyer, Bowser, Cowser, Boozer, Booker, Boxler

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Bowyer Family Origin

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Bowyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Bowyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Bowyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowyer. A less common occupation for the Bowyer family was Laborer.

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Bowyer Historical Records

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Bowyer Life Expectancy

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