Gower Origin and Meaning

The name Gower is boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "pure".
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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Famous People Named Gower

  • Gower ChampionAmerican dancer and choreographer

Gower in Pop Culture

  • Gower Woodseerpenniless philosopher in The Amazing Marriage (1895) by George Meredith, based on writer Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Mr. Gowerpharmacist in movie "It's a Wonderful Life"
  • Gower Streetin Hollywood, Ca.