Meaning and name origin
Rhowena \r-howena, rho-wena\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Rhowena is "fame and happiness". Rhowena is a variant of Rowena (Old German): also possibly (Welsh) "slender and fair".
Rhowena is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rhowena and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Rowena. (2014 statistics).