The name Gower is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "pure". Gower and is often added to lists like Unique Boy Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Choose Their Stage Names".
From the experts:
This Old Welsh name associated with blacksmiths has never caught on, but it has the right two-syllable occupational feel to qualify for revival. Gower Champion was a successful midcentury dancer, choreographer and director on the Broadway stage, in films and on TV.