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Towers Surname Origin
Peels, and Castles, were places of defense. Tower is derived from tor, Gaelic and Saxon, French tour, Welsh, twr, a heap or pile, applied to conical hills, and to round buildings erected for strength or security.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Towers Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Towers Family History Thought:
'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb