Last name: Lowery

This is very much a northern English and Scottish surname, and is a diminutive form of the personal name "Lawrence", which derives from the Latin "Laurentus", itself from "Laurentium", "the city of laurels", in Italy. Laurels were the symbol of victory, and this probably helped account for the popularity of the name and the number of variants and diminutives it generated. The personal name was introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066, in the Latin form "Laurentius", and it was first recorded in Scotland in the person of Lowry Smith in 1467, in the Register of Dunfermline. The diminutive forms of the surname Lowrie or Lowrey first appear in England in the 14th Century (see below), and in Scotland in 1497, when one Gilbert Lowrie is recorded in Coldingham. Among the recordings from London Church Registers is the marriage of James Lowery and Isabella Login on September 12th 1678, at St. Katherine by the Tower. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Robert Lowri, which was dated 1332, in the "Subsidy Rolls of Cumberland", during the reign of King Edward 111, known as "The Father of the Navy", 1327 - 1377. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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Brent William Lowery
Last name lowery. From Ohio. All I really know is my grandmother Jean Audrey Cook Lowery and her husband Harvey Lowery

jennaki lowery
im just trying to find some sort of history of my family

susan claire busby mullinax
Hi Jennaki. My ggggrandmother was Ludy Lowery she married Jim Busby.They lived In north ga and al.Hope this helps.

Susan C.Busby Mullinax
I'm looking for infomation on my gggrand parents Ludy Lowery married John or James Busby.They lived in alabama and georgia. One of their children was my ggrandfather James Isic Busby married mattie Darnell.They had my grandfather JamesErzaBusby married Mattie Estelle Lingerfeft.They had my Daddy William Lawrence Busby married Annie C.Whittington.Any help would be great.Thanks Everyone.Sue wane@bellsouth.net

Susan Lohrey
Has anyone heard of Lohrey? I was adopted into the Lohrey family. No one spoke of the ancestral roots. The Lohrey's in Sacramento.

Lori
My name is Lori Lowery in Indiana via Pennsylvania.

susan claire busby mullinax
Hi Lori.I am related to Ludy Lowery Busby,She married Jim Busby.Do you have any of these names in you family.Most of my guys came from north Ga and Al .

ERIC DAVID LOWERY
My full name is Eric David Lowery and Lowery is my last name and I'm from el Cajon, California.