Gender: Male Meaning of Gower: "pure" Origin of Gower: Welsh

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.

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FantasyandPrayer Says:


I would pronounce it Gower as in flower, I've seen it as a surname pronounced like this. I actually really like Gower, it's a nice shout out to my favourite hobby- watching the cricket as well as having a lovely meaning

Kate_Kat_Bar Says:


Is anyone sure how to pronounce this? Is it GO-er?