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What does Tower mean?

Tower Pronunciation of Tower [tow-er] as a boys' name is of Old English origin. Place name. Usually a transferred surname.

Associated with: old english, surname.


Tower has 1 variant: Towers.

Related boy name: Tory.

Creative forms:
(male) Toner, Toweri, ..

(female) Towber, Towery, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tower Reuben (T.R.), ..

How popular is Tower?

Tower is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#7034 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Tower (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 is Tory. Adoption of this relation of Tower was at its most widespread in the year 1990 (#666), but now, Tory has become less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tower and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tower is pronounced similarly to Tor, Tore, Torr, Torre and Tyr. Other suggested similar names are Dover, Fowler, Gomer, Gower, Homer, Roger, Roper, Rover, Royer, Taber, Teger, Tiger, Tobe, Tobee, Tobey, Todor, Tome, Tomek, Tomeo, Tomey, Toney, Topher, Toren, Torey, Torger and Tyler. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tower.