Last name: GOWER

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GOWER : This last name is indexed 84,811 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GOWER : 3: English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Gohiere the Old French form of what is now known as Goelle the country north of Paris.2: English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Anglo-Norman French Goier Joier denoting a man from any of several places in Normandy and Picardy called Gouy Joué or Jouy (derived from the Latin personal name Gaudius Old French Goi Joi + -acum ‘joy’).1: English (of Norman origin): from a Norman personal name Go(h)ier ancient Germanic Godehar cognate with the Old English name mentioned at Gooder.4: Probably an Americanized form of German Gauer.

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