Bowmer Family History

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Bowmer Name Meaning

English: variant of Bulmer. Americanized spelling of German Baumer.

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


Similar surnames: Bowser, Bommer, Bolmer, Boomer, Beamer, Comer, Coomer, Bohmer, Bomer

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Bowmer Family Origin

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Bowmer Family Occupations

What did your Bowmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bowmer. 37% of Bowmer men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Bowmer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bowmer were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Housewife
    29%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Housework
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bowmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bowmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowmer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 481 immigration records available for the last name Bowmer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 702 military records available for the last name Bowmer. For the veterans among your Bowmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowmer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bowmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bowmer in 1949 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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