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Boy Name: Macgowan

Name: Macgowan
Pronunciation: \m(a)-cgo-wan, mac-gowan\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of the blacksmith; one who is adroit
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Macon, Makani, Makena, Makenna, McCain
Variant forms: MacCowan, MacCowen, MacGowan, Magowan, McGowan, McGowen, McGown
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 33352


Macgowan \m(a)-cgo-wan, mac-gowan\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Macgowan is "son of the blacksmith; one who is adroit".

Macgowan has 7 variant forms: MacCowan, MacCowen, MacGowan, Magowan, McGowan, McGowen and McGown.

Baby names that sound like Macgowan are Macon, Makani, Makena, Makenna and McCain.


Macgowan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#33352 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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