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Gender: Male Meaning of Dow: "dark-haired" Origin of Dow: Irish

The name Dow is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dark-haired". Dow and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (20)".

From the experts:

Compact, to-the-point surname name. Bear in mind the stock-market association - it may be a bit much with the last name Jones.

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Famous People Named Dow

Dow Henry Finsterwald, American golfer
Dow Hover, last executioner in the state of New York, USA
Charles Dow, American journalist, founder of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones & Co.
Tony Dow, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Dow

Dow Jones & Co., American financial information firm
Dow Cook, character in Fusion comics

Dowson, Dowe, Dowan


Whitaker Says:


This was my great-grandfathers name! I kind of love it.