Bowler Family History
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Bowler Name Meaning
English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): from Middle English boller (from Old English bolla ‘bowl’, ‘drinking vessel’ + the agent suffix -er), an occupational name for a maker or seller of bowls. Medieval bowls were made of wood as well as of earthenware.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bower, Fowler, Dowler, Bowker, Bowley, Bowyer, Boler, Boller, Boxler