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Bowens Name Meaning

English, of Welsh origin: variant of Bowen, with the addition of the regular English patronymic suffix -s. Altered spelling of Dutch Bouwens, a variant of Bauwens.

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


Similar surnames: Owens, Bivens, Cowens, Bouwens, Bowen, Boles, Boden, Gowans, Bowns

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Bowens Family Origin

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Bowens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Constable

    20%
  • Store Keeper

    20%

In 1881, the most common Bowens occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Bowens's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bowens family was Store Keeper. Farmer and Constable were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bowens.

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Bowens Life Expectancy

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