First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Towle

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Alt. Meaning

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

O is for organized, you always know where things are

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Towle

Phil Towle is a coaching and personal enhancement coach.


Andy Towle is a blogger and media commentator.


Steve Towle is an athlete for the Miami Dolphins. His career lasted from 1975 to 1980. Steve was born on October 23rd, 1953 in Kansas City, Kansas.


His military service ended in 1944. John was born on October 19th, 1924 in Cleveland. He left this life on September 21st, 1944.


Ursula Parrott was a romance novel novelist. Ursula was given the name Katherine Ursula Towle on March 26th, 1900 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. She died in 1957.


Katherine Amelia Towle is a university of california and berkeley. Her military service ended in 1953.


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Popularity of Towle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Towle U.S.
  White 94.23% 64.26%
  African American 0.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.75% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Towle

People with the last name Towle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Towle

  • How Popular is the name Towle? As a last name Towle was the 7,961st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Towle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Towle is Sunday, September 1st, 1918.
  • How unique is the name Towle? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Towle. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Towle: Your name in reverse order is Elwot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Owtle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Towle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,156 people with the last name Towle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Towle? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Towle as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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