What does Bowden mean?
Associated with: shelter (home).
(male) Beaden, Budden, ..
(female) Bowbea, .. Middle name pairings:
Bowden Genesis (B.G.), ..
How popular is Bowden?
Bowden is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1373 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Bowden (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Bodie (#965 via latest list) and Boden (#976). These relations of Bowden were popular as baby names in 2015 (median #970). Bodie and Boden are two of the more chic baby names here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Bowden is alike in pronunciation to Bohdan. Other suggested similar names are Barden, Belden, Bogdan, Bolten, Borden, Bordin, Bordon, Bowen▲, Bowie, Bowin, Boyde, Braden▼, Broden, Cobden, Colden, Forden, Godden, Golden▼, Gorden, Holden▲, Howlen, Jorden, Rowdon, Rowen▲, Royden, Snowden and Worden. Like Bowden, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.