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Bomway Family History

Bomway Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Conway, Rodway, Boman, Bomba, Benway, Boulay, Bomboy, Holway, Solway

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Where is the Bomway family from?

You can see how Bomway families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bomway family name was found in the USA in 1840. In 1840 there was 1 Bomway family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Bomway's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bomway families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bomway surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 4 census records available for the last name Bomway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bomway census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bomway. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Bomway. For the veterans among your Bomway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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