Owen name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Celtic, German, Old Greek and Welsh
Usage: Arabic, English, Irish, Welsh, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: oh-win
Meaning: Help from Allah, Well Born, Young Fighter, Youth, The Lord is Gracious, Rich and Friend and Well-Born
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What does Owen mean?

The name Owen is of Welsh origin, and its meaning is "young warrior." It's a popular masculine baby name in the United States.

The name Owen is associated with many famous people such as:
-Owen Wilson, American actor
-Owen Sound, Canadian city
-Owen Hart, Canadian wrestler
-Owensboro, Kentucky, United States

Baby name Owen is a great choice for a number of reasons.

First, it is unique but not too out there. Second, it has a strong meaning behind it. Third, it is easy to pronounce and spell. And fourth, it goes well with any middle or last name.

So if you are looking for a strong and unique baby name, Owen is definitely one to consider!

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How do I pronounce Owen?

The proper pronunciation of two syllabled Owen is oh-win.

Variants of Owen

Owaine, Owain, Eóghan, Eoghan, Eugene, Eugenius, Evan, Eugenios, Eugène, Efigenio, Yevgeni, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, John, Evanna, Johanna, Ivan, Ifan, Ewan, Eavan, Evanjames

Nicknames for Owen

The given name Owen is already a short name, but some possible candidates include:

Names that rhyme with Owen

How popular is the name Owen?

Owen was an extremely popular name in United States. Over 187656 babies have been named Owen since 1880. At the peak of its usage in 2016, it ranked 23rd when 10249 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 181 years but still performing better than most of the names. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 50 baby names 9 times Also, a popular name in England and Wales with over 31188 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

At the peak of its usage in 2002, the moniker grabbed the 31st spot and 2349 baby boys were given the name. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 50 baby names 12 times Also, Owen is a popular name in France given to over 9472 babies in 38 years.

At present peaked at the charts, it ranked 82nd when 818 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 100 baby names 3 times

A common name in Ireland having over 1693 recievers in 24 years of usage.

At its zenith in 1978, 128 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 68th position. Also, Owen is common in Netherlands where over 1094 new-borns have been given the name since 2015.

The name is current favorite of the parents, in 2019, the moniker grabbed the 52nd spot and 254 baby boys were given the name. Also, Owen is common in Belgium where over 1665 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

Currently the name is hotter than ever, the moniker grabbed the 80th spot and 125 baby boys were given the name. Also, A common name in New South Wales having over 1539 recievers in 13 years of usage.

Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 2018, 147 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 71st position.

Owen is a familiar baby name in Queensland, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names.

In 2011, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 71 on boy names chart when 100 babies were given the name Owen. Over 100 babies in Queensland have been named Owen.

In Switzerland, Owen is a unique name where it has been in use since 1998 and has secured the place in top 300 names. Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 258 on boy names chart when 35 babies were named Owen.

There are over 281 babies that have been given the name Owen in Switzerland.

Owen is a rare baby name in Queensland still in use today. Over 100 people have been named Owen in Queensland.

But Owen is a popular baby name in Malawi where every 1 in 700 have the name as well as in, England, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Canada, Australia and Jamaica.

According to our estimate, at least 230000 people have been bestowed Owen around the globe.

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Owen in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Owen

You have to accept that better days are coming and stop grieving over the good old ones. You are the original fellow everyone admires. Not everyone deserves your attention. You have a specific taste in people. You don't hang around with just anyone. However, this is why people respect you. You are a jealous and passionate lover. You want to heal on your own. That's good for your pride but not for the soul.

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Middle names for Owen

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Famous people named Owen

  • Owen Flanagan, James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Neurobiology at Duke University
  • Owen Johnson, American writer best remembered for his stories and novels cataloguing the educational and personal growth of the fictional character 'Dink Stover'
  • Owen Arthur, Barbadian politician
  • Owen Gingerich, is professor emeritus of astronomy and of the history of science at Harvard University and a senior astronomer emeritus at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Owen Oglethorpe, English academic and Roman Catholic Bishop of Carlisle
  • Owen Feltham, English writer, author of a book entitled 'Resolves, Divine
  • Owen McCafferty, playwright from Northern Ireland
  • Owen Marshall, pen name of Owen Marshall Jones
  • Owen Seaman, British writer, journalist and poet
  • Owen Stanley, British Royal Navy officer and surveyor
  • Owen Finlay Maclaren, inventor of the lightweight baby buggy with a collapsible support assembly and founder of the Maclaren company
  • Owen Morris, British record producer
  • Owen Hall, when writing for the stage
  • Owen Rutter, English historian, novelist and travel writer
  • Owen McCann, South African cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and journalist
  • Owen Dodson, American poet, novelist, and playwright
  • Owen Morgan Edwards, Welsh historian, educationalist and writer
  • Owen Coyle, football player and manager
  • Owen Glynne Jones, was born 2 November 1867, St Mary Paddington MDX England to David Jones born about 1831
  • Owen Brannigan, English bass
  • Owen Lanyon, British colonial administrator and British Army officer
  • Owen Casey, former tennis player from Ireland
  • Owen Merton, New Zealand-born British painter
  • Owen Gilbert, Australian politician
  • Owen Sheehy-Skeffington, Irish university lecturer and senator
  • Owen Suffolk, an Australian bushranger, poet
  • Owen Thomas, London-based anchor for Bloomberg Television
  • Owen Temple-Morris, British barrister and Conservative politician
  • Owen Wansbrough-Jones, leading academic chemist and soldier whose career included serving as Chief Scientist to the British Ministry of Supply
  • Owen Ashworth,
  • Owen Da Gama, former South African footballer and manager
  • Owen Money, Welsh musician, actor, comedian
  • Owen Fitzpen, English merchant taken captive by Barbary pirates and sold into slavery
  • Owen Truelove, first man to fly
  • Owen Cleary, politician from the U.S. state of Michigan
  • Owen Walsh, was born in Wesport, Mayo County, Ireland
  • Owen Evans, Liberal Party politician from Wales
  • Owen Dudley Edwards, Irish historian and former Reader
  • Owen Hughes, judge and former territorial level politician
  • Owen Frederick Morton Tudor, British Army officer
  • Owen J. Quinn, He did this on July 22, 1975
  • Owen Wynne Jones, ', The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales
  • Owen Cox, Welsh-born Australian businessman and politician
  • Owen Swindlehurst, was Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle and Titular Bishop of Cuncacestre under Bishops Hugh Lindsay and Ambrose Griffiths
  • Owen Chamberlain, American physicist, and Nobel laureate
  • Owen Willans Richardson, scientist
  • Owen K. Garriott, American electrical engineer and former NASA astronaut
  • Owen M. Fiss, Sterling Professor emeritus at Yale Law School
  • Owen Thomas Jones, Welsh geologist
  • Owen Webster, distinguished member of the organic and polymer chemistry communities
  • Owen Tudor, Welsh courtier and the second husband of Catherine of Valois
  • Owen Roe O'Neill, Gaelic Irish soldier and one of the most famous of the O'Neill dynasty of Ulster
  • Owen Wister, American writer and historian
  • Owen Wilson, American actor, comedian
  • Owen D. Young, American industrialist, businessman
  • Owen Paterson, British Conservative Party politician

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