Bownes Family History

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Bownes Name Meaning

English: variant of Boone.

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


Similar surnames: Bowne, Bowns, Downes, Bones, Bownds, Townes, Bowles, Bown, Lones

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Bownes Family Origin

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Bownes Family Occupations

What did your Bownes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bownes family was Farmer. The most common Bownes occupation in the USA was Caruge Maker. 11% of Bownes's were Caruge Makers. Caruge Maker, Coal Dealer and Expressman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bownes.

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  • Caruge Maker

    11%
  • Coal Dealer

    11%
  • Expressman

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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Bownes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bownes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bownes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bownes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bownes. For the veterans among your Bownes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bownes Life Expectancy

What is the average Bownes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Bownes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bownes in 1962 was 74, and 71 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bownes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bownes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Bownes Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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