Bowie


Bowie

Bowie is a Scots surname, derived from the Scottish Gaelic word "buie" (pronounced approximately "boe-ay"), meaning "yellow-haired". The family is a sept of Clan Donald and originates from the area of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. The name spread from Scotland with Scottish emigrants.

Bowie may refer to:

Places

*Bowie, Arizona
*Bowie, Maryland, named in honor of the son of William Duckett Bowie, Oden Bowie
*Bowie County, Texas, also named for James Bowie
*Bowie, Texas, named for James Bowie

People

*Angela Bowie, former wife of David Bowie
*Anthony Bowie, American basketball player
*David Bowie, stage name of David Robert Jones, influential English rock musician, artist, and occasional actor
*George Bowie, Scottish radio personality
*James Bowie, American scientist
*Jim Bowie, Scottish-Texan pioneer and soldier
*Joanne W. Bowie, American politician from North Carolina
*John Bowie, American football quarterback
*Lester Bowie, jazz musician
*Malcolm Bowie, British academic
*Micah Bowie, American baseball player
*Norman E. Bowie, American academic
*Oden Bowie, American politician from Maryland
*Rezin Bowie, American politician from Louisiana
*Richard Bowie, American politician from Maryland
*Robert Bowie, American politician from Maryland
*Russell Bowie, Canadian ice hockey player
*Sam Bowie, American basketball player
*Sydney J. Bowie, American politician from Alabama
*Thomas Fielder Bowie, American politician from Maryland
*William Bowie, American engineer
*William Duckett Bowie, American politician from Maryland

Fiction

*Bowie, the default name of the protagonist of the Shining Force II video game.
*Bowie (Flight of the Conchords), the sixth episode of the television series Flight of the Conchords.

Things

*Bowie Baysox, a minor league (AA) baseball team affiliated with the Baltimore Orioles
*Bowie knife
*USS Bowie (APA-137), a former US Navy ship

Geography

*Bowie Seamount, a submarine volcano on the coast of British Columbia, Canada


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  • Bowie — – The Video Collection Сборник видеоклипов Дэвид Боуи Дата выпуска 1993 Записан 1972 1990 Страна Великобритания Bowie – The Video Collection сборник видеоклипов Дэвида Боуи, выпущенный в 1993 году. Альбом включает в себя в основном официальные …   Википедия

  • Bowie — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Bowie (desambiguación). Bowie, Maryland, Estados Unidos Ubicación en el estado de Maryland …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bowie — Bowie, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 5219 Housing Units (2000): 2476 Land area (2000): 3.785745 sq. miles (9.805033 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.016962 sq. miles (0.043932 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.802707 sq. miles (9.848965 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bowie — Bowie, David * * * (as used in expressions) Bowie, David Bowie, Jim James Bowie …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bowie, MD — U.S. city in Maryland Population (2000): 50269 Housing Units (2000): 18718 Land area (2000): 16.101896 sq. miles (41.703718 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.020478 sq. miles (0.053039 sq. km) Total area (2000): 16.122374 sq. miles (41.756757 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bowie, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 5219 Housing Units (2000): 2476 Land area (2000): 3.785745 sq. miles (9.805033 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.016962 sq. miles (0.043932 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.802707 sq. miles (9.848965 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bowie —   [ bəʊɪ], David, eigentlich D. Robert Jones [dʒəʊns], britischer Rocksänger, gitarrist und saxophonist, * London 8. 4. 1947; wichtigster Vertreter der Anfang der 70er Jahre in der Rockmusik aufkommenden Transvestiten und Horrorwelle mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bowie — (spr. Bohi), Grafschaft, die nordöstliche Spitze von Texas in den Vereinigten Staaten von NAmerika bildend u. an Arkansas grenzend; Flächeninhalt 44 QM., Boden waldreich u. fruchtbar, zu Baumwollen , Getreidebau u. Weideland geeignet; bedeutende… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bowie — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Anthony Bowie (né en 1963) est un basketteur américain; David Bowie (né en 1947) est un musicien et chanteur britannique; James Bowie (1796… …   Wikipédia en Français


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