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Meaning of Dow

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The name Dow has the following meaning:

Black-haired man. It also has the same meaning in Scottish.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Dow is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Dow in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Dow is pronounced as dow


Dow originates from the Irish language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Dow and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Dow: Boys - Daithi, Declan, Dillon, Donell, Keenan, Girls - Katy, Sheila, Both genders - Cody, Shea


Popular Variants for the name Dow: Dowan, Dowe, Dowen, Dowin, Dowon, Dowsan, Dowsen, Dowsin, Dowson, Dowsun, Dowsyn, Dowun, Dowyn


We think the name Dow should fall under the following style category: Everlasting.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Dow to be: A jovial and down-to-earth man

In one word, you might describe Dow as a(n) "jovial" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Dow (or its variants) are:

Charles Dow, born on 6 November, a famous journalist. Charles Dow's background: An American journalist who co-founded Dow Jones & Company with Edward Jones and Charles Bergstresser.

Tony Dow, born on 13 April, a famous film director and producer. Tony Dow's background: An American film producer, director, sculptor, and a television child actor of the 1950s and 1960s.

Herbert Henry Dow , born on 26 February, a famous industrialist. Herbert Henry Dow 's background: A Canadian born, American chemical industrialist.
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