Dowd Family History
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Dowd Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhda ‘descendant of Dubhda’, a byname derived from dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’. The family were chieftains in Sligo and Mayo. English: from the personal name Dowd, a variant of David.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dodd, Dow, Daw, Dowds, Dowie, Bow, Dawdy, Doud, Dold, Gold