Dowbiggan Surname Origin
(Anglo-Scandinavian) Belonging to Dowbiggin (Yorks), 14th century Dowfbygging = the Dove-House [Middle English dowf, Old English dufe-, a dove + Middle English Old Norse bygging, a house, dwelling].
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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