Clower Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Clower Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a nailer, from an agent derivative of Old French clou ‘nail’. Compare Cloutier. Americanized spelling of German Klauer (or the variant Clauer) or of Glauer, a nickname from Middle High German glau, glou ‘intelligent’, ‘circumspect’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Flower, Cover, Lower, Loder, Clowes, Cloer, Close, Blower, Cromer

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Clower Family Origin

Where is the Clower family from?

Clower Family Occupations

What did your Clower ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Clower family was Cotton Weaver. Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Builder 6 Men (4 Boys) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clower. The most common Clower occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 17% of Clower's were Coal Miners.

View Census data for Clower | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

  • Bricklayer

  • Builder 6 Men (4 Boys)

  • Cotton Weaver


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Clower ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Clower Historical Records

What Clower family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Clower. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clower census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Clower

Passenger List

There are 578 immigration records available for the last name Clower. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Clower immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Clower. For the veterans among your Clower ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Clower military records

You've only scratched the surface of Clower family history.

Clower Life Expectancy

What is the average Clower lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Clower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Clower in 1946 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clower

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clower ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Clower Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name