Other Origin(s):Greek, Irish
Meaning:Born of yew; Youth; Well-born; Young warrior
This handsome Welsh surname is making tracks as a dapper personal name for boys and carries interwoven origins. Inspired by the Welsh Owain, meaning “young warrior,” Owens’s roots can be traced back to the Greek Eugene, inheriting the definition of “well-born.” Owens may also be an anglicization of the Irish Eoghan, meaning “born of yew” or “youth.” From the Atlantic coast to the Mediterranean Sea, Owens is a name whose legacy proves how names travel and evolve. Whether honoring Welsh or Irish ancestry or simply in love with its lighthearted chime, baby will go far with a name like Owens.
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