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There are approximately 2,848 people named Towler in the UK. That makes it the 3,401th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 45 are named Towler.

Region of origin

British Isles

Country of origin

England

Language of origin

English

Religion of origin

Christian

Classification

English
Occupational Name

Related and similar surnames

Toler
Tolar
Tohler
Tolere
Toaler
Toleer
Toaller
Tolear
Tolera
Tolare
Toawler
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Tolaro
Tolari
Tolerd
Tolars
Tolaue
Toiler
Tolarz
Tolary
Tolaw

The Towler surname in historical dictionaries

A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames (1901)

This surname is derived from an occupation. ; v. Toller, of which it is a variant; cf. Coulson for Colson or Coulthurst for Colthurst.

Thomas Towler, Yorkshire: Deposition from York Castle (Surtees Society).

1595. Edward Towler (Hertfordshire) and Mary Howe: Marriage Lic. (London).

1788. Married — Thomas Quinney and Ann Towler: St. George, Hanover Square.

— —Thomas Drewett and Mary Towlear: ibid.

Bardsley, Charles Wareing Endell (1901) A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames, with special American instances. London, New York: H. Frowde. Public Domain

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