Gender / Sex: boy
Sounds Like: Dawson, Dayson, Dyson
Similar Names: Dotson, Doron, Dorion, Dottson, Dotsen, Dowan, Hewson, Lawson, Rawson
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 64460
Dowson \do(w)-son\ as a boy's name is a variant of Dow (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Dowson is "dark-haired".
The baby name Dowson sounds like Dawson, Dayson and Dyson. Other similar baby names are Dotson, Doron, Dorion, Dottson, Dotsen, Dowan, Hewson, Lawson and Rawson.
Dowson is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#64460 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)