Bowdish Family History

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Bowdish Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English surname Bowditch. Alternatively, it could be Americanized spelling of the eastern German family name Baudisch, from the Old Slavic stem buditi ‘to wake’.

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


Similar surnames: Gladish, Bodin, Borish, Bowditch, Beamish, Rodich, Berish, Boris

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Bowdish Family Origin

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Bowdish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

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Bowdish Historical Records

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Bowdish Life Expectancy

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