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Boy Name: Dowan

Name: Dowan
Pronunciation: \do-wan\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Dowan's also a girl name)
Meaning: dark-haired
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Doan, Twan, Dan, Donau, Dean, Doane, Don, Donn, Dwain, Duwain, Dewain, Dwane
Similar Names: Cowan, Dolan, Doran, Rowan


Dowan \do-wan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dowan), is a variant of Dow (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Dowan is "dark-haired".

The baby name Dowan sounds like Doan, Twan, Dan, Donau, Dean, Doane, Don, Donn, Dwain, Duwain, Dewain and Dwane. Other similar baby names are Cowan, Dolan, Doran and Rowan.


Dowan is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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