Flower Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Flower Name Meaning: A nickname from middle English flo(u)r,'flower','blossom'. Could also be occupational for someone who worked in a 'mill' or in the flour trading business (merchant).

Flower was a conventional term of endearment during the medieval times,especially in romantic poetry.This is also regularly found as a female personal name.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Flower Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Flower family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 108
Female Servant 95
Independent 92
Labourer 51
Farmer 41
Male Servant 25
Shoe Maker 21
Coal Miner 20
Dress Maker 18
Weaver 17
Butcher 16
Mason 14
Smith 13
Yeoman 13
Pupil 11
Frame Work Knitter 9
Grocer 9
Apprentice 9
Servant 8
Gardener 8
Carpenter 8
Blacksmith 7
Laundress 7
Stone Mason 6
Pauper 6

Flower Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Flower 100% 24,879
2 Flewer 83% 382
3 Flour 67% 210

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The surname Flower is the most popular version of all its varients

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