Origin:Welsh
Popularity:31
Meaning:Nobel-born; young warrior; born of yew; youth
Owen is a masculine name of Welsh origin, meaning "noble-born" and "young warrior." 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 meaning "born of yew" or "youth." 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
    Actor
  • Owen Jones
    Journalist
  • Owen Wilson
    Actor

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Source: Social Security Administration

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