Mower Family History
Mower Name Meaning
English (East Anglia, chiefly Norfolk): occupational name for someone who mowed pasture lands to provide hay, from an agent derivative of Middle English mow(en) ‘mow’ (Old English mawen). Welsh: nickname from mawr ‘big’ (see Moore 6). German (Möwer): nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German moven ‘to torment, trouble, or burden’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press