Meaning and name origin
Bow \bow\ as a boy's name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Bow is "blond". Bow is a variant of Bowie (Scottish, Gaelic): colonel James Bowie, scout and originator of the knife that uses his name.
Bow is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9466 out of 88799, Top 11%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bow for boys. Bow has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).