Bowen Family History & Genealogy

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Bowen Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Sep 13, 2017

History

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Name Origin

Bowen is a Celtic surname representing two separate Celtic families, the Welsh ab Owain ("son of Owen") and the Irish Ó Buadhacháin ("descendant of Bohan").[

Spellings & Pronunciations

Bowen is a Celtic surname representing two separate Celtic families, the Welsh ab Owain ("son of Owen") and the Irish Ó Buadhacháin ("descendant of Bohan").[

Nationality & Ethnicity

Bowen is a Celtic surname representing two separate Celtic families, the Welsh ab Owain ("son of Owen") and the Irish Ó Buadhacháin ("descendant of Bohan").[

Famous People named Bowen

Otis R. Bowen former governor of Indiana (my maternal Grandmothers 1st cousin)

Early Bowens

These are the earliest records we have of the Bowen family.

1600 - around 1675
1671 - Feb 6, 1739
1685 - 1752
1689 - Unknown
1689 - Unknown
1720 - 1744
1737 - Unknown
1739 - 1815

Bowen Family Photos

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Bowen Family Tree

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Most Common First Names

Sample of 20 Bowen Biographies

Oct 26, 1907 - Unknown
Oct 17, 1917 - Dec 6, 1998
Oct 22, 1895 - August 1979
Aug 19, 1909 - November 1973
Apr 30, 1929 - Oct 15, 1993
Oct 27, 1919 - July 1992
May 18, 1908 - January 1984
Jan 26, 1902 - November 1986
Jul 3, 1903 - August 1978
Feb 27, 1912 - May 1990
Aug 4, 1919 - Sep 16, 1994
Aug 21, 1937 - April 1968
Dec 14, 1927 - Sep 24, 1998
Jun 16, 1925 - August 1986
Aug 12, 1955 - Dec 27, 2010
around 1937 - Unknown
around 1962 - Unknown
Unknown - Dec 31, 1969
Unknown - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown

Bowen Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Bowen family member is 70.3 years old according to our database of 31,730 people with the last name Bowen that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

70.3 years

Oldest Bowens

These are the longest-lived members of the Bowen family on AncientFaces.

Nov 30, 1847 - June 1969
121 years
Mar 2, 1889 - Mar 29, 2001
112 years
Apr 6, 1897 - Nov 7, 2004
107 years
Feb 15, 1878 - October 1983
105 years
Mar 8, 1894 - Jan 1, 2000
105 years
Nov 20, 1896 - Dec 16, 2000
104 years
Jan 20, 1900 - Jan 3, 2005
104 years
Sep 11, 1896 - Aug 9, 2001
104 years
Aug 19, 1863 - January 1967
103 years
Sep 10, 1869 - Jan 15, 1973
103 years

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Lauren Bowen
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this is not a story, but i do need help to find my herritage

i am 13 and it would mean the world if i knew my Bowen family history i would love to know how it started and i'd like to see who my great great family members were and. i am aware the name Bowen is a welsh name if any one has any info or can derect me to somewhere that could help me it would be so great,, i wish i could of been born in teh 1908's that would of been such a simple time. i am australia but im sure my family history and my old relitives were from wales.

can you please help if u can contact me @ [contact link] tahnkyou
Apr 23, 2009 · Reply

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