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The nationality of Dower can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dower may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Dower Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Dower come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Dower originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Dower Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Dower last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Dower transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Dower were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Dower.

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