Name Meaning

A traditional Welsh name meaning "young warrior" or "well born," "noble." The name has surged in popularity since the year 2000. Well-known Owens: actors Clive Owen and Owen Wilson; title character in John Irving's A Prayer for Owen Meany.


Celtic, Greek, Welsh


Exotic, Surname, Elegant, Short and sweet, Wild West, Popular



Famous Namesakes

Actor Owen Wilson, Hockey player Owan Nolan, Nobel-Prize winning physicist Owen Chamberlain

Celebrity Babies

Son of Ricki Lake, Son of Noah Wyle, Son of Christopher Reeve, Son of Stephen King, Son of Phoebe Cates and Kevin Kline

Popularity in 2019


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