Haddow Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Haddow
Most often seen as a surname, I really like it even though I don't normally like surnames as first names.
- Personal experiences with the name Haddow
A friend of mine is strongly considering it for her son due in September. Her husband absolutely loves it. Her mother's maiden name was Haddow. It's very unique even though it is jumping on the surname as a first name bandwagon, it's very fresh sounding. It's Scottish in origin and as Scottish names have been on the rise in past years, it's a good pick to highlight their heritage while using a name that isn't seen much.
- Nicknames for Haddow
Haddie; which would be the only caution to this name that I would point out to potential parents, since Haddie is more commonly a nickname for girls, I would worry it may induce teasing. But of course not every child needs a nickname and in case, you might be better off staving off nicknames altogether. Or going with one of the first two suggestions.
- Meanings and history of the name Haddow
It is of medieval Scottish origin, a location name from a place called Haddo in the former county of Aberdeens, now part of the Grampian region.
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