Meaning and name origin
Bowen \bo-wen\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Bowie and Bowin.
Bowen is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#333 out of 88799, Top 0%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bowen for boys (2014 statistics).
Bowen is also pronounced similarly to Ben and Boyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Boden, Bowden and Rowen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bowen.