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Origins of the Bowrah surname

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About the Bowrahs

We have a total number of 378 records for people with the last name Bowrah.

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Where do most Bowrahs live?

In 1921, most Bowrahs lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Bowrahs

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We have 373 records for the Bowrah surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Bowrahs most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bowrahs.

What are the most common Bowrah first names?

  • William
  • George
  • Sarah
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Bowrahs

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

Common Female occupations for Bowrahs in 1921


Dress Maker


House Servant


Agricultural Daughter


Agricultural Wife


Common Male occupations for Bowrahs in 1921
Agricultural Labourer








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