Elowen is a modern baby girl’s name that means “elm tree”. Although Elowen has a vintage sound, it is a modern name from Cornwall. For fans of the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Elowen has a bonus meaning in Elvish, “star lady”.

Meaning of the name Elowen:

Cornish: elm tree

Origin of the name Elowen:

Elowen is a baby girl’s name of Cornish origin that means “elm tree”.

Symbolism of the name Elowen:

Elowen means “elm tree”. The elm tree is a stately tree that symbolizes new beginnings and for this reason, they are often planted on college campuses. Elm trees also symbolize intuition and inner strength.

Style of the name Elowen:


Gender of the name Elowen:

Elowen is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Elowen:

eh-LOW-en, EL-oh-wen

Number of syllables in the name Elowen:


Emotion evoked from the name Elowen:

Elowen evokes feelings of compassion and joy.

Alternative spellings for the name Elowen:

Ellowen, Elowyn, Ehlowen, Ellowyn

Nicknames for the name Elowen:

Popularity of the name Elowen:

According to the Social Security Administration, Elowen is an uncommon baby girl’s name. Elowen has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names list.

Related names for the name Elowen:

Great middle names for the name Elowen and their meanings:

  • Winter (the season)
  • Maeve (she who intoxicates)
  • Lucy (light)
  • Jane (God is gracious)
  • Althea (with healing power)
  • Abigail (my father is joyful)
  • Cassandra (shining or excelling man)
  • Meredith (great ruler)
  • Honora (woman of honor)
  • Nessa (headlands, promontory)
  • Meliora (better, honey)
  • Penrose (top of the heath)
  • Ysella (modest)
  • Kerensa (love)
  • Demelza (fort on the hill)

Famous people with the name Elowen:

  • Elowen Stanton (American child actress)
  • Elowen Harris (American actress)

Elowen in popular culture:

  • Elowennovel, “Baltimore, or The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire” by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden)
  • Elowen (literature, “Elowen and the Bramble Bush”)
  • Lake Elowin (place in California)
  • Elowen (literature, Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien)