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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mowrer

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

W is for work, for which you strive to accomplish

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for rewards, from your hard work

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mowrer

Paul was born in 1887. He passed away in 1971.


Nick was born on September 14th, 1988 in Miles City, Montana.


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Popularity of Mowrer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mowrer U.S.
  White 94.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mowrer

People with the last name Mowrer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mowrer

  • How Popular is the name Mowrer? As a last name Mowrer was the 19,200th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Mowrer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Mowrer is Wednesday, May 26th, 1915.
  • How unique is the name Mowrer? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Mowrer. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Mowrer: Your name in reverse order is Rerwom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rrewom. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mowrer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,414 people with the last name Mowrer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mowrer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mowrer as their last name since less than 1 person in 208k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Mowrers Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Mowrer born Jul 25, 2017

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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