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Gowder Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Gauder, a nickname for a braggart or wastrel, from an agent derivative of Middle High German giuden ‘to brag or squander’.

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


Similar surnames: Loder, Sowder, Mowder, Lowder, Gower, Molder, Norder, Bowser, Goldner

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Gowder Family Origin

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Gowder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Merchant

    10%

In 1880, the most common Gowder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Gowder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gowder family was Merchant. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gowder.

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Gowder Historical Records

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Gowder Life Expectancy

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