[ 1 syll. dow, do-w ] The baby boy name Dow is pronounced as DAW †. Dow is primarily used in the English language, and it is of Middle English and Scottish Gaelic origin. From Middle English roots, its meaning is jackdaw bird.
In addition, Dow is a pet form of the name Macdowell.
Dow is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1901, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Dow. Its ranking then was #979. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is now used on an infrequent scale. Out of all boy names in its group, Dow was nonetheless the most widely used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Dow: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)"