The Irish unisex name Rowan derived from the Gaelic surname Ó Ruadháin, bus as well from the name of the rowan tree.
Rowan means “descendant of Ruadhán” (from Gaelic “Ó” = grandson/descendant) or “little red-head” (from Celtic “ruadh” = red/red-haired). Besides, Rowan means “rowan tree” (from Old Norse “reynir” or ultimately from Germanic “raud-inan” = to redden, related to the red berries).
The name Rowan is ranked #1590 overall.
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