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What does Cowan mean?

Cowan Pronunciation of Cowan as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cowan is "hollow in the hill". Place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Co-, -an, irish, hollow (valley), hill (mountain)



(male) Covan, ..

(female) Cowlan, ..

Cowan Brighton (C.B.), ..

How popular is Cowan?

Cowan is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#985 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cowan has not been recorded in the list thus far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cowan name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cowan is alike in pronunciation to Cain, Con, Conn, Coyan, Coyne, Kean, Khan, Kian and Kiean. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Boban, Cadan, Cahan, Calan, Caolan, Cavan, Chan, Cian, Colan, Colas, Colin, Colman, Colwin, Colwyn, Colyn, Conal, Conan, Conant, Conlan, Conway, Coren, Corin, Corwan, Corwin, Corwyn, Cowal, Cowry, Cronan, Cyran, Doan, Dolan, Doran, Dowan, Ewan, Gawan, Goran, Hogan, Howlan, Iwan, Johan, Joran, Jovan, Juwan, Logan, Loman, Loran, Lowman, Nolan, Roan, Roban, Rogan, Rohan, Roman, Ronan, Rowan, Royan, Sohan, Toran and Twan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cowan.

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