Blower Family History

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Blower Name Meaning

English: from Middle English blowere ‘one who blows’. The name was applied chiefly to someone who operated a bellows, either as a blacksmith’s assistant or to provide wind for a church organ. In other cases it was applied to someone who blew a horn, i.e. a huntsman or a player of the musical instrument. Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ab Llywarch ‘son of Llywarch’. Compare Flower.

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

Similar surnames: Flower, Bower, Lower, Clower, Booker, Bowen, Power, Bowes, Broder

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Blower Family Origin

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Blower Family Occupations

What did your Blower ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blower. The most common Blower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Blower's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blower family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Blower Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Blower. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blower census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Blower. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Blower. For the veterans among your Blower ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blower Life Expectancy

What is the average Blower lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Blower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Blower in 1961 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blower ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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