Bowser Family History

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Bowser Name Meaning

English: nickname from the Norman term of address beu sire ‘fine sir’, given either to a fine gentleman (perhaps ironically), or to someone who made frequent use of this term of address. Compare Bonser. Americanized spelling of German Bauser.

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


Similar surnames: Bonser, Bowmer, Howser, Rowser, Bowler, Bowsher, Boser, Bowyer

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Bowser Family Origin

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Bowser Family Occupations

What did your Bowser ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bowser. 48% of Bowser men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bowser women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bowser were Labourer and At Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Labourer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Operator
    17%
  • At Home
    17%

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

Bowser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Bowser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowser 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bowser. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Bowser. For the veterans among your Bowser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowser Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowser lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bowser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bowser in 1945 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

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