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Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈboʊdɪn/ BOH-din  [key]
Other Forms FormsBowden, Baudouin, Bowdon

Meaning & History

Americanized form of French Baudouin or Baudoin. Both the French form of Baldwin. A famous bearer of this surname was James Bowdoin II (1726-1790) Who was the second governor of Massachusetts and political rival of John Hancock.
Added 5/15/2024 by Cbowden