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What does Rowan mean?

Rowan /row-an/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Rowan) is pronounced ROH-an. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Rowan is "red-berry tree".


Rowan has 3 variants: Roanna, Roanne and Rowen.

Kreatif forms: Raewan, Rawan, Rowanna. [more]

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)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Rowan for girls. Rowan was first listed in 2003 and reached its highest position of #412 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rowan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rowan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rowan is pronounced similarly to Rhyan, Rian and Ryan. Other suggested similar baby names are Dowan, Roana, Rohana, Roma, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Rowena and Rowina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rowan.