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Dow Genealogy & History

Dow comes from the Welsh word daw, a pet name for David, derived from the biblical Hebrew for friend. A secondary meaning is derived from dawe, denoting a jackdaw (a black bird), thus a dark-skinned or dark-haired person. Some of the different spellings include McDow, Dove, Dowes, Doves, and Daw. Dow family history has William Dowe in the Pipe Rolls of Northamptonshire, England, as the first known recording of the name in 1194. Some members of Dow genealogy includes New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow; actor, film producer, and sculptor Tony Dow; and Dow Chemical Company founder Herbert Henry Dow.


Dow Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Milby Dow-- --, 1915April 20,1997TX
B Jean Dow-- --, 1924May 22,2002PA
C Art Dow-- --, 1900December 13,1996WA
Daisy Dow-- --, 1879August ,1969NY

Dow Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Earl Dow-- --, 1908August ,1987Saco,ME
Fannie Dow-- --, 1902August ,1975East Machias,ME
G Muriel Dow-- --, 1926March 25,2000Ghent,NY
H Cushman Dow-- --, 1919October 3,2000La Jolla,CA

Dow Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Charles DowJoy BarkerJune 9,2001Hale, TX
Daniel DowKristi CokerNovember 4,2000Dallas, TX
Frank DowChristine StwartFebruary 14,2003Tarrant, TX
Thomas DowPatricia MedlinNovember 6,1985Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Dow

1768th: Whittington1769th: Foote
1770th: Coon1771st: Ambrose
1772nd: Fay1773rd: Coughlin
1774th: Meehan1775th: Currie
1776th: Nugent1777th: Bledsoe

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