US Popularity:28
Other Origin(s):Irish, Celtic, Greek
Meaning:Nobel-born; Born of yew
Owen is a masculine name of Welsh origin, meaning "noble-born." It is the Anglicized version of the Welsh name Owain—a form of Eugene which comes from the Greek word eugenēs, meaning "well-born." Owen is also thought to have Celtic roots, with the Gaelic spelling of Eoghan and Scottish Gaelic Ewen, meaning "born of the yew tree." A name like Owen will be sure to encourage baby to cherish their childhood and embrace their youth throughout life.

Famous People Named Owen

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  • Owen Daniels
    Football Player
  • Owen Fielding
  • Owen Jones
  • Owen Wilson

Owen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Owen is currently #62 on The Bump
Boy:Owen is currently #17 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Owen is currently #28 in U.S. births
Boy:Owen is currently #15 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 3
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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