What does Dow mean?
Dow [dow] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dow is "dark-haired".
(male) Dote, Inow, ..
(female) Da, Dowa, .. Middle name pairings:
Dow Cale (D.C.), ..
How popular is Dow?
Dow is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2278 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Dow reached its peak rank of #985 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Dow is alike in pronunciation to Da-, Dai, Daw, Dawe, Day, Daye, De-, Dee▼, Dewey▼, Dewi and Dewie. Other suggested similar names are Bow, Dod, Dom, Don▼, Dor, Dov, How and Row. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dow.See names in meaning and etymology.