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Girl Name: Dowan

Name: Dowan
Pronunciation: \do-wan\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Dowan's also a boy name)
Meaning: the first appearance of light, daybreak
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Dwan, Duwan
Similar Names: Doran, Rowan


Dowan \do-wan\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dowan), is a variant of Dawn (Old English), and the meaning of Dowan is "the first appearance of light, daybreak".

The baby name Dowan sounds like Dwan and Duwan. Other similar baby names are Doran and Rowan.


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

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