Type Surname (from nickname & from occupation)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. FLOW-ər  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Middle English flour meaning "flower, blossom", derived from Old French flur, Latin flos. This was a nickname given to a sweet person. In other cases it could be a metonymic occupational name for a maker of flour (a word derived from the same source).

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Entry added June 9, 2023