Bowes Family History
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Bowes Name Meaning
Northern English: habitational name from Bowes (formerly in North Yorkshire, now in County Durham), or from some other place so called, the place name being derived from the plural of Old English boga ‘bow’, here referring to bends in a river (see Bow). Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhaigh (see Bogue).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bow, Bower, Bowen, Mewes, Boden, Bowns, Bogen, Howes, Lowes, Towers