Mowbray Family History
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Mowbray Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Montbrai in La Manche, France, named in Old French as ‘mud hill’, from Old French mont ‘hill’ (see Mont 1) + brai ‘mud’, ‘slime’ (of Gaulish origin).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cowdrey, Bray, Mosby, Morey, Moubray, Morby, Wray, Mory, Mowry, Dobry