First name origin & meaning:
English: Young wolf
First name variations: Lowel
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: variant of Lovell, derived from Anglo-Norman French
lou ‘wolf’ + the diminutive suffix -el.
- Lowell is the surname of one of America’s most distinguished New
England families, which have been prominent for over 200 years. Its
founder, John Lowell (1743–1802), was a legislator and judge. The
city of Lowell, MA was named in honor of his son Francis Cabot Lowell
(1775–1817), a textile manufacturer.
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