Bowdre Family History

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Bowdre Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Beaudry.

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


Similar surnames: Bowdry, Bowdle, Boudrie, Bodin, Cordle, Borne, Boire, Boddie, Bonde

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Bowdre Family Origin

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Bowdre Family Occupations

What did your Bowdre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bowdre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Bowdre's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bowdre family was Cotton Factor. Farmer, Farm Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowdre.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Cotton Factor

    8%

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

Bowdre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bowdre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowdre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bowdre. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bowdre. For the veterans among your Bowdre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowdre Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowdre lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bowdre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Bowdre in 1956 was 26, and 38 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowdre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowdre ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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