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Origins of the Bovis surname

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About the Bovises

We have a total number of 958 records for people with the last name Bovis.

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Where do most Bovises live?

In 1921, most Bovises lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Bovises

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We have 908 records for the Bovis surname. The oldest one dates back to 1843.

Who were Bovises most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Bovis first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Sarah
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Bovises

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bovises in 1921


General Servant Domestic






House Servant


Common Male occupations for Bovises in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




General Labourer




Bricklayers Labourer


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