What does Rhowena mean?
Rhowena /rho-we-na/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and the name Rhowena means "fame and happiness". Rhowena is a variant transcription of Rowena (Old German): also possibly (Welsh) "slender and fair". Rohena is a familiar last name.
How popular is Rhowena?
Rhowena is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Rhowena is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Rowena is the only popular variation form of Rhowena (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Forms like Rowina are uncommon. This girl name was at the top of its popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.528%) and is now significantly less widespread, with Rowena becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Rhowena and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)