What does Fowler mean?

Definitions for Fowler
ˈfaʊ lərfowler

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fowler, Henry Watson Fowlernoun

    English lexicographer who wrote a well-known book on English usage (1858-1933)

  2. fowlernoun

    someone who hunts wild birds for food


  1. fowlernoun

    A hunter of wildfowl.

  2. Fowlernoun

    for a hunter of birds.

  3. Fowlernoun

    The Fowler's position

  4. Etymology: Named after Dr. George Ryerson Fowler, the German surgeon developer of the position

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fowlernoun

    A sportsman who pursues birds.

    Etymology: from fowl.

    The fowler, warn’d
    By those good omens, with swift early steps
    Treads the crimp earth, ranging through fields and glades,
    Offensive to the birds. Phillips.

    With slaught’ring guns th’ unweary’d fowler roves,
    When frosts have whiten’d all the naked groves. Alexander Pope.


  1. fowler

    A fowler is a person who hunts wild birds or a person who traps or snare birds. The term is derived from the Old English word "fugelere", which means "hunter of wild birds". Also, in the realm of fiction, it can be used as a surname for a character.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fowlernoun

    a sportsman who pursues wild fowl, or takes or kills for food


  1. Fowler

    Fowler is a city in Fresno County, California, United States. It is located within the San Joaquin Valley. It has a strong agricultural community, with lush grape vineyards and expansive farmland. Fowler is located 11 miles southeast of downtown Fresno, at an elevation of 308 feet. The population was 5,570 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fowler is ranked #299 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Fowler surname appeared 104,515 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 35 would have the surname Fowler.

    81.4% or 85,086 total occurrences were White.
    12.8% or 13,472 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 2,258 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 2,195 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 1,003 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 502 total occurrences were Asian.

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Anagrams for Fowler »

  1. flower

  2. flowre

  3. reflow

  4. wolfer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fowler in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fowler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Fowler in a Sentence

  1. Rory McIlroy:

    He (Fowler) was kicking me on today, i didn't want to let him get too far ahead. It looked like he was going to shoot quite a low one, I was in neutral and needed to get something going.

  2. Chynna Deese:

    I got Lucas Fowler these boots. I hope Lucas Fowler likes them.

  3. Francis Quarles:

    Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man.

  4. Erika Weder:

    Stephen Fowler loved animals, stephen Fowler wanted to get more experience with animals, learn about ranching in Canada in general, just to experience the West. That was one of his dreams.

  5. David Duncan:

    Its a terrible thing, a terrible thing. We understood since the Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler was kidnapped in Niger that part of the world had changed ... with the introduction of Islamic fundamentalists into that part of the world, its gotten to be a much harder place... We were never worried about being kidnapped. Today, its a different world.

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    (of a flowering plant) having two cotyledons in the seed
    A dicotyledonous
    B inexpiable
    C tantamount
    D sesquipedalian

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