Last name: BOWIE

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BOWIE : This last name is indexed 53,910 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BOWIE : 1: Scottish: from Gaelic buidhe ‘yellow’ i.e. ‘yellow-haired’ pronounced as two syllables. The equivalent term in Ireland is buí often Anglicized as boy. The surname may also be a shortened form of Gilboy.2: Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Buadhaigh (see Bogue).

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