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Dowson is the surname of a wizarding family. It is unknown if they are pure-blood, or have both Muggle and magical heritage.

Known members

Etymology

Dowson is an English surname meaning "son of Dow."[1] Dow is a variant of Daw,[1] which is an English and Scottish nickname of David,[2] a Hebrew male given name, meaning "beloved."[3]

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Dowson" on The Internet Surname Database
  2. "Daw" on Ancestry.com
  3. "David on Behind the Name

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