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

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Towner Family Origin

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Towner Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Going To School

    17%
  • Cardeur

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1881, Laborer, Going To School and Cardeur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towner. A less common occupation for the Towner family was Farmer. The most common Towner occupation in Canada was Laborer. 28% of Towner's were Laborers.

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Towner Historical Records

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Towner Life Expectancy

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Famous Towner Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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