Bowers Family History

Meaning of surname: Bowers

The surname Bowers is of Saxon origin, derived from the word 'bur' meaning 'a chamber; a cottage; a shady recess'.[1] Adding 'er' to the end of topographical terms was common in south east England.[2] An alternative origin is "a maker of bows".[2][3]

We found 1,537,308 Genealogy and Family History Records for Bowers in our Newspaper Archive.

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Bowers Surname

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