Owen

Pronunciation: o-hwe-hn
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Owen is a masculine name of Welsh origin, meaning "noble-born". It is the Anglicized version of the Welsh name Owain, which is a form of Eugene, derived from the Greek word eugenēs, meaning "well-born". The name also has Celtic roots, with the Gaelic spelling of Eoghan and Scottish Gaelic Ewen, meaning "born of the yew tree". The name Owen has a rich history and is associated with various notable people. Some famous individuals named Owen include football player Owen Daniels, actor Owen Fielding, journalist Owen Jones, and actor Owen Wilson. The name has been used as both a first name and a surname, and in Wales, it became a fixed surname during the reign of Henry VIII.

Owen Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Owen is currently #138 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Owen is currently #138 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Owen is currently #135 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Owen is currently #135 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Owen

  • Owen Wilson: Owen Wilson is an American actor, comedian, and screenwriter known for his roles in "Wedding Crashers," "Midnight in Paris," and "The Royal Tenenbaums."
  • Owen Hart: Owen Hart was a Canadian professional wrestler known for his career in WWE and his technical wrestling skills. He passed away in 1999.
  • Owen Hargreaves: Owen Hargreaves is a retired English professional footballer known for his career with Bayern Munich, Manchester United, and the England national team.
  • Owen Daniels: Owen Daniels is a retired American football tight end who played for the Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, and Denver Broncos in the NFL.