Clow Family History
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Clow Name Meaning
English: variant of Clough. English: metonymic occupational name for a nailer, from Old French clou ‘nail’. Compare Clower. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Klau, a habitational name for someone from Klau near Aachen or Clauen in Lower Saxony, or Glau, a nickname for an astute person, from Old High German, Low German glou, glau ‘circumspect’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Low, Clower, Clos, Flow, Blow, Chow, Crow, Coor, Glow, Clowe