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


Rowen is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Rowen thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Rowen?

Rowen is a variant of the unisex name Rowan, which derived from the Gaelic surname Ó Ruadháin, but also from the name of the rowan tree.

What does the name Rowen mean?

Rowen 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).

Pronunciation of Rowen

Popularity of the name Rowen

The name Rowen is ranked #3508 overall.

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