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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Variant of Dow.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Dowe

Dowe Aughtman is a football player. Dowe was born on January 28th, 1961 in Brewton, Alabama.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dowe

Uton Dowe is a cricketer.


Jens Dowe is a soccer player for the F.C. Hansa Rostock, TSV 1860 München, Hamburger SV, Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., SK Sturm Graz, SK Rapid Wien, SV Babelsberg 03, Holstein Kiel, SV Wilhelmshaven, and TSG Neustrelitz. Jens was born on June 1st, 1968 in Rostock.


Julian was born on September 9th, 1975.


Douwe was born in 1608 in Leeuwarden. He breathed his last breath in 1662.


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Popularity of Dowe as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dowe U.S.
  White 50.63% 64.26%
  African American 42.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dowe

People with the last name Dowe are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dowe

  • How Popular is the name Dowe? Dowe is the 83,740th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dowe was the 16,407th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dowe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Dowe in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dowe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1931 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dowe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dowe is Friday, September 2nd, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Dowe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dowe was in 1931 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dowe: Your name in reverse order is Ewod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dowe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dowe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,754 people with the last name Dowe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dowe? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dowe as their last name since less than 1 person in 169k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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