Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BO-ee(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a Scottish surname, derived from Gaelic buidhe meaning "yellow". It has been used as a given name in honour of the British musician David Bowie (1947-2016), born David Robert Jones, who took his stage name from the American pioneer James Bowie (1796-1836).



Entry updated December 7, 2022