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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

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Towner Family Origin

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Towner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Towner family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towner. The most common Towner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Towner's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Towner | Data not to scale

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Towner Life Expectancy

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