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What does Lowel mean?

Lowel Pronunciation of Lowel [low-el] as a name for boys is an Old French name, and the meaning of Lowel is "young wolf". Lowel is a variant form of Lowell (Old French): mostly 19th-century use.

Associated with: wolf.


4 alternative forms via Lowell: Louvel, Lovel, Lovell and Lowe.

Creative forms:
(male) Loel, Lower, ..

(female) Loweli, Lowla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lowel Will (L.W.), ..

How popular is Lowel?

Lowel is an uncommon first name for men. Lowel is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Lovell and Lowell are the popular varying forms of Lowel (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Lowe, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Lowel reached its most widespread in the 1930s (usage of 0.09%), but now, the version Lowell has become less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lovell, Lowell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lowel is pronounced similarly to Lale, Loyal, Loyall, Lyall, Lyell and Lyle. Other recommended names are Anwel, Howel, Hywel, Joel, Jorel, Leonel, Lewes, Lionel, Loeb, Loew, Loewe, Logen, Lonell, Loren, Lyonel, Newel, Noel, Nowel, Pawel, Powel, Rodel, Ronel, Sorel and Yoel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lowel.

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