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Bomwill Family History

Bomwill 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: Boswell, Bonwell, Bowell, Boxwell, Bromwell, Bodwell, Conwill

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Where is the Bomwill family from?

You can see how Bomwill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bomwill family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Bomwill family living in Iowa. This was 100% of all the recorded Bomwill's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Bomwill families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bomwill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bomwill ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 3 census records available for the last name Bomwill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bomwill 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 Bomwill. 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 1 military records available for the last name Bomwill. For the veterans among your Bomwill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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