Last name: TOWNER

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TOWNER : This last name is indexed 19,117 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

TOWNER : English (Sussex and Kent):: 1: topographic name from Middle English toun(e) ton(e) ‘town village settlement’ (Old English tūn) + -er for someone who lived in a ‘town’. Compare Town.2: perhaps occasionally an occupational name for a toll taker or tax collector from tolenar an agent derivative of Middle English toll ‘tax payment’. Compare Towler.

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