What does Bow mean?
Bow /bow/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name. Bow's name origins are Scottish and Gaelic, and the name Bow means "blond". Bow is a version of Bowie (Scottish, Gaelic). Boi is a conventional surname.
Bow has 1 alternative form via Bowie: Bowen▲.Kreatif forms: Bowba, Bowbe, Bowde. [more]
How popular is Bow?
Bow is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#14823 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only popular alternative form of Bow (not in Top 1000) is Bowen (#561 the previous year). Adoption of this boy name is at its peak today (usage of 0.439%). Bowen (#561) is the most trendy name for newborns here. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Bow and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)