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Clower Family History

Clower Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a nailer, from an agent derivative of Old French clou ‘nail’. Compare Cloutier.Americanized spelling of German Klauer (or the variant Clauer) or of Glauer, a nickname from Middle High German glau, glou ‘intelligent’, ‘circumspect’.

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

87,033 Historical Documents with Clower on Ancestry.com
14,257 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,607 Military Records
494 Immigration Records
9,939 Census and Voter Lists
59,736 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Clower Families

  • Number of Clower families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Clower families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Clower families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Clower census records

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Clower Family Origin

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Clower Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Clower

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Clower Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Clower census records

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Clower Civil War Service Records

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