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Fowler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere (Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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


Similar surnames: Fowle, Bowler, Dowler, Filer, Power, Fogler, Cobler, Folley, Soler

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Fowler Family Origin

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Fowler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fowler. The most common Fowler occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Fowler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fowler family was Coal Miner.

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Fowler Historical Records

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Fowler Life Expectancy

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Famous Fowler Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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