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Blower Name Meaning

English: from Middle English blowere ‘one who blows’. The name was applied chiefly to someone who operated a bellows, either as a blacksmith’s assistant or to provide wind for a church organ. In other cases it was applied to someone who blew a horn, i.e. a huntsman or a player of the musical instrument. Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ab Llywarch ‘son of Llywarch’. Compare Flower.

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

Similar surnames: Flower, Bower, Lower, Clower, Booker, Bowen, Power, Bowes, Broder

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Where is the Blower family from?

You can see how Blower families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blower family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blower families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 13 Blower families living in Ontario. This was about 36% of all the recorded Blower's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Blower families in 1911.
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What did your Blower ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Blower. 39% of Blower men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk
  • Sailor
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Blower. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Blower. For the veterans among your Blower ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blower lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Blower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Blower in 1961 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

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