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Bowles Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Bowell or Bowler.

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


Similar surnames: Boles, Bowes, Powles, Bowlds, Towles, Bownes, Boyles, Vowles, Downes

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Bowles Family Origin

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Bowles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Student

    11%
  • School

    8%
  • Servant

    5%

In 1881, the most common Bowles occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Bowles's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowles. A less common occupation for the Bowles family was Servant.

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Bowles Historical Records

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Bowles Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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