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The Bowermane family name dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name comes from when an early member worked as a person who was the official bowerman, which means the servant who attended to the room of the bower.

Bowermane Early Origins



The surname Bowermane was first found in Durham and Wiltshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bowermane Spelling Variations


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Bowermane Spelling Variations



Bowermane has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Bowermane have been found, including Bowerman, Bowreman and others.

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Bowermane Early History


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Bowermane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bowermane research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bowermane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bowermane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bowermane Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bowermane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bowermane In Ireland


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Bowermane In Ireland



Some of the Bowermane family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Bowermanes to arrive on North American shores: Henry Bowerman who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1804; John Bowerman arrived in San Francisco in 1850.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Bowermane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bowermane Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 31 January 2013 at 16:16.

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