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What does Dowe mean?

Dowe Pronunciation of Dowe [dowe] as a name for boys has the meaning "dark-haired". Dowe is a variant form of Dow (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: dark.


2 alternative forms via Dow: Dowan and Dowson.

Creative forms:
(male) Dewe, Dode, ..

(female) Dole, Dowel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dowe Romeo (D.R.), ..

How popular is Dowe?

Dowe is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#15167 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Dowe (unlisted) is Dow. Adoption of this form of Dowe was common in the 1890s. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dowe is pronounced similarly to Da-, Dai, Daw, Dawe, Day, Daye, De-, Dee, Dewey, Dewi and Dewie. Other suggested similar names are Dace, Dade, Dale, Dane, Dave, Dawes, Deke, Dene, Dice, Doan, Doane, Dod, Dodge, Dolf, Dom, Don, Donn, Donne, Donte, Dor, Dore, Dory, Doug, Dov, Dover, Doyle, Dre, Drue, Duke, Dyce, Hewe, Howe, Loewe, Lowe and Rowe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dowe.

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