Name Owe Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Owe


Owe is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Owe?

Owe is a Frisian and Nordic variant of the name Ove, which is a short form of Old High German names beginning with “Ul-“, “Ud-“ or “Od-“ (e.g. Ulrich). Another possibility is that the name derived from the Scandinavian name Ove, which originates in the Old Danish name Aghi. Owe could even be a short form of Old Frisian names beginning with “Ova-“.

What does the name Owe mean?

Owe means “heritage” or “inheritance” (from Old High German “uodal”), “edge of a sword” or “terror” (from Old Norse “egg” or “agi”) and also “active” or “at work” (from Old Frisian “ova”).

Pronunciation of Owe

Variants of the name Owe


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Popularity of the name Owe

The name Owe is ranked #4500 overall.

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