Popularity:5795
Origin:British
Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Archer
Give baby a name that will set them up to hit the bullseye every single time! Bowman is a boy’s name of English and Scottish origin. Derived from the Middle English bouman, from the Old English boga meaning “bow” and mann meaning “man,” this was an occupational name once upon a time. Your little archer is sure to face every obstacle they face head-on with a badass name like this. This surname-turned-first name is also sure to help baby stand out on the range, bringing this distinctive moniker to the forefront. And, when baby Bowman grows up, they are sure to join the likes of Hawkeye, Katniss Everdeen, Howard Hill, and Nasu no Yoichi in the annals of the best archers in history (both fictional and real)!
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