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Gowder Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Gauder, a nickname for a braggart or wastrel, from an agent derivative of Middle High German giuden ‘to brag or squander’.

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


Similar surnames: Loder, Sowder, Mowder, Lowder, Gower, Molder, Norder, Bowser, Goldner

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Gowder Family Origin

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Gowder Family Occupations

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  • Fish Dealer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gowder occupation in the UK was Fish Dealer. 100% of Gowder's were Fish Dealers.

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Gowder Historical Records

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Gowder Life Expectancy

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