Owen meaning

: Born Of Yew, Youth

Owen Name Information

Gender 👩🧑 Boy And Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \oh-win\
Number of People 👶 197,000
Rate in 2021 32
Numerology 🔢 3
Name origin 🌍 Welsh
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Owen Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Owen
Additional description of the name Owen


The name “ Owen “ is one that has been sued all around English-speaking countries

The name Owen is of Welsh and Celtic origin. When derived from Welsh naming, Owen is spelled Owain and pronounced OH-ween. The Irish form of the name is Eoghan, pronounced O-wen or YO-wen

.. Also this name is used as a surname all around the world.

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Additional name description Owen
Additional name description Owen

The popularity of the name Owen

The name is one of the most popular names in the world, this name is the 21st most common baby boy’s name in Rhoda Island based on the data by reliable American resources in the year 2014 in the United States of America.

For instance, imagine that only 40 newborn babies were given the name “ Owen “ in Rhoda Island in the year 2014. A total of 9000 newborn babies bear the same first name as your baby in the United States of America. The highest recorded use of this name was related to the year 2016 with a total of 10300 newborn babies.

From the year 1880 to the year 2018, the given name was recorded about 188000 times in the SSA public database. This name first appeared in the year 1880 and about 78 newborn babies were given this unique name.

It became a popular name in the year 2002 with a rank of 94 nationwide and was registered 4000 times as a baby boy’s name. The name “ Owen “ became a popular name in the state of Maine in the year 2010

momentum in Ireland in the early 1990s and has risen steadily since. 

The name Owen has risen in popularity since 2000. While it's yet to enter the top 20, it seems to be well on its wayOwen was the 145th most common name in 2000. It first became a top 100 name in 2002, where it has sat comfortably since.

The name Owen was most popular in 2019 when it ranked #21 on the Social Security Administration's list of male names.

Owen was the 145th most common name in 2000. It first became a top 100 name in 2002, where it has sat comfortably since.

This name ranked 1 with 85 newborn babies. The all-time high record for the name “ Owen “ was related to the year 2016 in the state of California with 880 newborn baby boys. This name is a consistent top-ranking name in the state of Vermont for about 25 consecutive years. ( From the year 1986 to the year 2018 ).


The personality of the name Owen

Here we have the letter analysis of the name “ Owen “

O is for outlook, pleasing to all

W is for wonder, the child in us all

E is for enchant, for enchant you will

N is for neatness, your orderly way

If you are considering a nickname for your baby, you can select the reversed form of the given name which can be “ Newo “. Also, the true meaning of this name might not be described in just a few sentences and words. Your name can be your heart’s desire and destiny

This name indicates a gift of gab – the ability to persuade others effortlessly. You are expressive and also inspiring.



Famous people named Owen

Alfred Owen is an English footballer

Amanda Owen who is a writer

Beverley Owen is an American actress

Bill Owen who is an American football coach


Names with the letter O

Oscar, Oliver, Otto

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Comments on the name Owen
01/14/2024 00:00:00

I LOVE the name Owen, I gave birth to a beautiful dark haired little boy March 6,2007 and his name was Owen Andrew James, only to lose him to SIDS on May 28/07....

11/01/2023 07:40:42

My angel baby died in 2006 his name was OWEN he was the love of my life. He was strong and would never back down from a fight. All his friends were his best friends and he had many. I love to hear the name OWEN.

09/23/2023 05:35:06

When I have a son this is going to be his middle name and then his first name is going to be Peter.

08/29/2023 21:55:18

That was my grandpa'sn name. Kinda cool I like the meaning.

08/06/2023 02:18:28

Owen is such a handsome name and your story touched me Jolene L. I had never even heard of SIDS before and so I looked it up. I am very sorry. love, sweet pea

05/17/2023 20:44:52

Owen is an awesome name. My best friends name is Owen and he gets into fights all the time

04/17/2023 05:08:38

My son is Owen Porter. He is such a smart little man. I can see him being Dr. Owen Porter Robson. :)

02/15/2023 02:38:18

we have chose owen as name if our third child is our third child is boy because of its meaning in my 14th week of pregnancy i fell and broke my ankle in 2 places i had to have operation to have 2 plates inserted my little one survived through all the tests xrays and everything else i put it through so thought it was appropriate

02/04/2023 14:11:16

I named my son owen because it was diffrent and had a strong meaning plus it was the only name that fit with kuykendall and i call him ownie too

02/01/2023 22:24:50

I Love This Name Sooo Much. My Best Friend Is Called Owen. I Love His Name! And It Really Suits Him.

12/24/2022 12:58:24

My 1st grandbaby is named Owen Wallace and the meaning of his name fits! He is the most wonderful thing on earth! When he says his name it sounds like Ownie Walrus! I call him Ownie and he calls me memaw! Perfect love!

12/16/2022 16:35:26

Owen is my husband... I just love his name.

10/05/2022 19:45:24

I named my son owen who was born in 2002. I think this is a gorgeous name and he is living up to the meaning of young fighter XX

05/07/2022 22:39:18

I named my son Owen because I thought it was a strong name. And it was easy to pronounce!

07/11/2021 06:03:00

Owen is an exelent name! I know many owens.

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Owen FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Owen?
The origin of the name Owen is Welsh.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Owen?
Born Of Yew, Youth
*️⃣ How many people are named Owen?
Almost 197000 people are named Owen.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Owen?
The names of Peter, Pedro, Petra, Pietro, Peder