Bowlby Family History

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Bowlby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Boulby in North Yorkshire or Bulby in Lincolnshire, both of which are named with the Old Norse byname Boli (from boli ‘bull’) + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Bowley, Bielby, Bilby, Colby, Howley, Dalby, Bodley, Milby, Rowley

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Bowlby Family Origin

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Bowlby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Student

    10%
  • Going To School

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1881, the most common Bowlby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Bowlby's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowlby. A less common occupation for the Bowlby family was Carpenter.

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Bowlby Life Expectancy

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