Towner Family History
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Towner Name Meaning
topographic name for one who lived in a township or village, Middle English toun, + -er, a characteristic topographic ending of Sussex surnames. occupational name for a toll taker or tax collector, from tolnere, an agent derivative of Middle English toll ‘tax’, ‘payment’. Compare Toller.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tower, Towne, Downer, Turner, Horner, Tozer, Bower, Tinner, Bowler