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Bowland Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Boland 1 and 2. Altered spelling of Dutch Bouwland, a topographic name for someone who lived by land that was under cultivation.

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


Similar surnames: Dowland, Boland, Bolland, Morland, Bowlan, Rowland, Newland, Bohland

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Bowland Family Origin

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Bowland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Labourer

    29%
  • Cultivateur

    14%
  • Carriage Maker

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowland. The most common Bowland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Bowland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bowland family was Carriage Maker.

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Bowland Historical Records

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Bowland Life Expectancy

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