Origins of the Bow surname

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    In 1921, most Bows lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Bow

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    Who were Bows most likely to marry?

    Bow Or Bowe Or Boweses

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    What are the most common Bow first names?

    John

    William

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    Clara

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    Common jobs for Bows

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    Commmon female occupations for Bows in 1921

    Dressmaker

    36

    Domestic Servant

    26

    House Servant

    20

    Housekeeper

    19

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    18

    Commmon male occupations for Bows in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    51

    Blacksmith

    34

    General Labourer

    27

    Carpenter

    23

    Iron Moulder

    22

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