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Bouwman Name Meaning

Dutch:: derivative of the personal name Bouwe with the diminutive element -man from Boudewijn Dutch form of Baldwin ; compare Bouwens . occupational name for a bouwman ‘farmer’. Compare Bouman and Bowman .

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


Similar surnames: Bousman, Bouman, Bowman, Boelman, Boldman, Bowlan, Bodman, Bouma

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Where is the Bouwman family from?

You can see how Bouwman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bouwman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bouwman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Bouwman family living in British Columbia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bouwman's in Canada. British Columbia and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Bouwman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bouwman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bouwman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bouwman. 100% of Bouwman men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bouwman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouwman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bouwman. 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 363 military records available for the last name Bouwman. For the veterans among your Bouwman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bouwman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bouwman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bouwman in 1958 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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