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Boow Family History

Boow Name Meaning

see Bow .

Source: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, 2021

Similar surnames: Bow, Brow, Booz, Book, Boot, Boom, Boor, Blow, Boos, Borow

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Where is the Boow family from?

You can see how Boow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boow family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Boow families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 17 Boow families living in Lancashire. This was about 63% of all the recorded Boow's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Boow families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Boow. 100% of Boow men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 100% of Boow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Dairy Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 745 census records available for the last name Boow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boow 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Boow. 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 31 military records available for the last name Boow. For the veterans among your Boow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boow lifespan?

Average Boow life expectancy in 2001 was 75 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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