What does Rowan mean?
(female) Rosan, Rowra, ..
(male) Rowand, Rowgan, .. Middle name pairings:
Rowan Edie (R.E.), ..
How popular is Rowan?
Rowan is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#2408 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Rowan was first listed in 1994 and reached its highest position of #331 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Rowen (#1628 in recent rankings) is the only other prominent varying form of Rowan (#331 in recent rankings). These relations of Rowan were favored in 2015 (adoption of 0.06%). Rowan is the most trendy name for newborns in this list.
Rowan▲ is pronounced similarly to Raeann, Rain, Rayann, Rhiane, Rhiann, Rhyan, Rian, Riane, Riann, Riayn, Ryan▲, Ryane, Ryann▲, Ryen and Rynn. Other suggested similar names are Doran, Dowan (see Dawn), Duwan, Dwan, Joan▼, Jolan, Logan▲, Lowran, Nolan, Ragan, Regan▼, Roana, Roba, Robin▼, Robyn▼, Roda, Rohana, Roma▼, Romana, Romane, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Rora, Rosa▼, Rosae, Rosai, Rosal, Rosana, Rosay, Roshan, Rowena▼, Rowina, Roxana, Roxane, Roxann▼, Roya and Roza. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rowan.See names in meaning and etymology.