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pinWhat does Bowen mean?

Bowen /bo-wen/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced BOH-en. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Bowen is "son of Owen; son of the young one".


Bowen has 2 variants: Bowie and Bowin.

Kreatif forms: Beawen, Bowenna, Bywen. [more]

pinHow popular is Bowen?

Bowen is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#370 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Bowen for boys. Bowen entered the list in 2011 and reached its highest rank of #561 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

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Bowen is alike in pronunciation to Ben and Boyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Boden, Bowden and Rowen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bowen.