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Gender: M Meaning of Stowe: "meeting place" Origin of Stowe: Place-name or surname

The name Stowe is a boy's name of English origin meaning "meeting place". Stowe and is often added to user-created lists like Novelists, Playwrights, and Poets surnames and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Stowe, the name of a beautiful mountain town in Vermont as well as the surname of the great author Harriet Beecher, is one of the oldest last names on record. The meeting place the name Stowe refers to is part of a church. Stowe might make a distinctive and meaningful middle name for skiers or Uncle Tom's Cabin fans.

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Famous People Named Stowe

Madeleine Marie Stowe, American actress
Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe, American abolitionist and author

Pop Culture References for the name Stowe

Dr Dana Stowe, female character from TV series "Strong Medicine"
Stowe, a town in Lamoille County, Vermont, USA