Dower Family History
Dower Name Meaning
English (Cornwall): occupational name for a baker from Middle English dougher dower ‘dough maker; baker’ a derivative of Old English dāh (genitive dāges) ‘dough’. Irish (Waterford): variant of Dore Probably an Americanized form of German Dauer .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022