Lowell Name Meaning & Origin

Lowell

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Origin of the name Lowell:

Derived from the Anglo-French lovel (wolf cub), which is a diminutive form of love (wolf). Var: Louvel, Lowe, Lowell.

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My older brother's name is Lowell. He is a very intelligent man, is a commercial pilot with over 50 years experience. He was honored by the Federal Aviation Administration last month for 50 plus years of safety in aviation.

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My dignified great-grandfather beared the name Lowell, and I've always thought it was a perfect name, so I named my son that. My kids are Miles, Lowell, Raya, Loretta, Thomas, James, Wendy and Charlie.

My Great-Grandmother married Russell, and her father-in-law was James. I love that she named her son (my grandfather) Lowell. The family line goes James - Russell - Lowell. All great names with reference to a great poet. How wonderfully literary of her. Coincidentally, her name was Della (P) Ware, so I'm sure she was very "name conscious."

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Robert Lowell, American poet
James Russell Lowell - American Poet

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