What does Dowson mean?
Associated with: dark.
(male) Deson, Dowbon, ..
(female) Dowdan, Dowryn, .. Middle name pairings:
Dowson Brenton (D.B.), ..
How popular is Dowson?
Dowson is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#44350 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Dowson (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Dow. This relation of Dowson was at the apex of its popularity during 1890-1899 (#985). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Dowson is alike in pronunciation to Dawson, Dayson and Dyson. Other suggested similar names are Colson, Dagon, Dajon, Deacon▲, Deecon, Deekon, Dejon, Deshon, Dickson, Dixon, Dodgson, Doogan, Dorion, Doron, Dotsen (see Dotson), Dotson, Dottson, Dougan, Hewson, Hobson, Jonson, Lawson▲, Rawson, Robson, Ronson and Rowdon. Like Dowson, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.