Rowe Family History
Rowe Name Meaning
English: from Middle English rowe (Old English rāw) ‘row’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses in a street or habitational for someone who lived in a place so named. Compare Rawe and Rew . English (of Norman origin): variant of Rolfe Ralph or Rough . Compare Rowson . East German: habitational name from any of the places called Rowe Rowa Rowe(n). Compare Rowen .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022