Lower Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): occupational name denoting a servant who carried the ewer to guests at table so that they could wash their hands, Anglo-Norman French and Middle English ewerer (related to ewere ‘jug’), with the French definite article l’. Cornish: variant of Flower 4.

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


Similar surnames: Flower, Power, Gower, Bower, Tower, Clower, Mower, Dower, Blower

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Lower Family Origin

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Lower Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lower. The most common Lower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Lower's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lower family was Keeping House.

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Lower Historical Records

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Lower Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Lower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lower in 1940 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lower

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