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Bowling Name Meaning

English: variant of Bolling. Partly Americanized form of German Bolling or Bohling.

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


Similar surnames: Boling, Bolling, Gosling, Cowling, Bowlin, Rolling, Dowling, Rowling

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Bowling Family Origin

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Bowling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Book-Keeper

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Ship Carpenter

    14%

In 1881, the most common Bowling occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Bowling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bowling family was Ship Carpenter. Farmer, Book-Keeper and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowling.

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Bowling Historical Records

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Bowling Life Expectancy

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