Names That Mean Low

  1. Loudon
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "from the low valley"
    • Description:

      Singer Wainwright is the third in his family to carry this unusual name.
  2. Loewe
    • Origin:

      English and German surname name
    • Meaning:

      "low or lion"
    • Description:

      Loewe is one spelling of a surname name rooted in many European cultures and languages, from English to German to French. Variations include Lowe and Loeb, and the meaning might relate to low or short (thought to be used for a tall person!) as well as to lion and even hill.
  3. Vanderbilt
    • Origin:

      Dutch surname
    • Meaning:

      "from the low hill"
    • Description:

      The Vanderbilts were America's wealthiest family for almost a century, giving this name a strong association with luxury and industry. The Vanderbilts got their surname from their hometown in the Netherlands, De Bilt (meaning "low hill"). The genitive Dutch word van means "from".
  4. Lamech
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "strong or low"
    • Description:

      The name of two characters in Genesis in the Old Testament, the first being a descendant of Cain, and the second being a descendant of Seth and the father of Noah.