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Rowen

Rowen is a trendy name for boys in modern times. It goes back to an old English surname, however, which is Rowan. In America, Rowen is now a top 600 name option.

Meaning of the name Rowen:

English: from the Rowan tree, red

Origin of the name Rowen:

Rowen is a variation of the baby named Rowan. Rowan was a surname in England that came from the Irish Ruadhan. Ruadhan is a diminutive of the name Ruadh, which was a nickname that meant “red.”

Symbolism of the name Rowen:

The baby name Rowen comes from Rowan, which was originally a surname in England. Some believe the name comes from the same as that for a type of tree. Most believe, however, that Rowan dates back to the Irish nickname Ruadh. Ruadh translates to “red,” and was originally for someone with red hair.

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Style of the name Rowen:

Traditional

Gender of the name Rowen:

Rowen is a trendy name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Rowen:

RO-un or RO-en

Number of syllables in the name Rowen:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Rowen:

Rowen is a trendy baby name for boys. It is simple and youthful.

Alternative spellings for the name Rowen:

  • Rowan 
  • Rowin
  • Rowenn
  • Rowann
  • Rowinn

Nicknames for the name Rowen:

  • Row
  • Roni
  • Wynn 
  • Ronni
  • Ronnie
  • Winny
  • Ronny
  • Winnie

Popularity of the name Rowen:

Rowen became a top 1,000 baby name in 2010 at rank 990. It moved to the top 500 list in 2017 when it was number 495. As of 2020, Rowen was still a top 600 option at rank 541. In comparison, the original spelling Rowan was a top 200 name, coming in at number 113.

Related names for the name Rowen:

Great middle names for Rowen and their meanings:

  • Theodore (gift of God)
  • Anthony (priceless one, highly praiseworthy)
  • Dean (valley)
  • Parker (park keeper)
  • Callum (dove)
  • Darby (deer park, without envy)
  • Asher (happy, blessed)
  • Elliott (the Lord is my God)

Famous people with the name Rowen:

  • Rowen Shepherd (rugby player)

Rowens in popular culture:

  • Rowen Ellery (character from “The Chemical Gardens” trilogy)
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