Dow Surname Origin
(Origin Celtic) Of Dark or Black Complexion or Hair [Gaelic and Irish dubh (bh = w), dark, black]. (Origin English) a dialectal form of Dove.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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