Home > Dowan


What does Dowan mean?

Dowan Pronunciation of Dowan [dowan] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Dowan) means "dark-haired". Dowan is a version of Dow (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: dark.


2 related forms via Dow: Dowe and Dowson.

Creative forms:
(male) Dovan, Dowgan, ..

(female) Dowdan, Downe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dowan Joseph (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dowan?

Dowan is an uncommon first name for males. Dowan is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dow is the only popular variation form of Dowan (not ranked). Adoption of this form of Dowan was more pronounced during 1890-1899. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dow in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dowan is alike in pronunciation to Dain, Dan, Dane, Dann, Dean, Deane, Dejuan, Den, Deon, Dewayne, Dewonn, Dewuan, Deyn, Dion, Doane, Don, Donn, Donne, Duane, Duwain, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine and Dwayne. Other suggested similar names are Colan, Conan, Corwan, Cowan, Coyan, Dagan, Dalan, Daman, Daran, Dekwan, Devan, Dilan, Dolan, Donal, Donau, Donnan, Doogan, Doram, Doran, Dorian, Doron, Dorran, Dougan, Dugan, Duran, Dylan, Ewan, Gawan, Goran, Hogan, Howlan, Iwan, Johan, Joran, Jovan, Juwan, Logan, Loman, Loran, Lowman, Nolan, Roan, Roban, Rogan, Rohan, Roman, Ronan, Rowan, Royan and Twan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dowan.

See names
in meaning and etymology.