Mower Family History
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Mower Name Meaning
English (East Anglia, chiefly Norfolk): occupational name for someone who mowed pasture lands to provide hay, from an agent derivative of Middle English mow(en) ‘mow’ (Old English mawen). Welsh: nickname from mawr ‘big’ (see Moore 6). German (Möwer): nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German moven ‘to torment, trouble, or burden’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tower, Moser, Power, Bower, Gower, Dower, Moder, Clower, Comer, Lower