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pinWhat 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]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bowen in U.S.

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

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Bow is alike in pronunciation to Bay, Bo and Boe. Other suggested similar baby names are Bob, Dow, How and Row. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bow.