Sower Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German or Jewish Sauer.

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


Similar surnames: Sowder, Sober, Hower, Dower, Gower, Tower, Sowers, Clower, Speer

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Sower Family Origin

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Sower Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Joiner

    17%
  • Blank Tray Maker Dom Emp

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sower family was Butcher. The most common Sower occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 17% of Sower's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Joiner and Blank Tray Maker Dom Emp were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sower.

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Sower Historical Records

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Sower Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Sower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sower in 1942 was 21, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sower

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