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

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Mower Family Origin

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Mower Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mower family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mower. The most common Mower occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Mower's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Mower Historical Records

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Mower Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Mower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mower in 1944 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mower

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