What does Bowen mean?
Bowen [bowen] 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".
(male) Bouwen, Bowena, ..
(female) Boan, Boweny, .. Middle name pairings:
Bowen Lester (B.L.), ..
How 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)
Bowen entered the list in 1995 and reached its highest rank of #516 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Bowen▲ is alike in pronunciation to Bain, Ban, Bane, Ben▼, Benn, Boine, Boone▲, Boyn and Boyne. Other recommended names are Beven, Biren, Boban, Boden▲, Bodey, Bodin, Boe, Bogey, Bolten, Borden, Born, Bourn, Bow, Bowden, Bren, Brien, Broden, Brown, Bryen, Byren, Coren, Ewen, Foxen, Goren, Howlen, Joben, Joren, Koren, Logen, Loren▼, Nolen, Owen▲, Rowen▲, Rozen, Soren▲, Swen and Toren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bowen.See names in meaning and etymology.