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About the Bowman surname

-(source Bill Bowman)german (Baumann). mmeans builder, construction, etc. -British meaning Bowman, Archer(bet you would NEVER have figured that one out huh?) -(source Bernard Wilson) Some Bowmans are actually Anglicized "Baumanns," with Bauman meaning "farmer" in German. - First found in Westmoreland and Northumberland