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Flower Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English flo(u)r ‘flower’, ‘blossom’ (Old French flur, from Latin flos, genitive floris). This was a conventional term of endearment in medieval romantic poetry, and as early as the 13th century it is also regularly found as a female personal name. English: metonymic occupational name for a miller or flour merchant, or perhaps a nickname for a pasty-faced person, from Middle English flo(u)r ‘flour’. This is in origin the same word as in 1, with the transferred sense ‘flower, pick of the meal’. Although the two words are now felt to be accidental homophones, they were not distinguished in spelling before the 18th century. English: occupational name for an arrowsmith, from an agent derivative of Middle English flo ‘arrow’ (Old English fla). Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Llywarch, of unexplained origin. Translation of French Lafleur.

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


Similar surnames: Clower, Blower, Lower, Power, Tower, Loder, Bower, Lowery, Flore

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Flower Family Origin

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Flower Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Student

    18%
  • Commis.

    6%
  • Comml. Traveler

    6%

In 1881, the most common Flower occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Flower's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Flower family was Comml. Traveler. Farmer, Student and Commis. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flower.

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