Meaning and name origin
Ewan \e-wan\ as a boy's name is pronounced YOO-an. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ewan is "born of yew; youth". Variant of Evan or Gaelic Eóghan (see Euan). The name is also associated with Eugene. See also Keon. Actor Ewan McGregor.
Ewan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22298 out of 88799, Top 25%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ewan for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ewan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26), Owen (#36), Evan (#58), Eugene (#790), Eoghan, Euan, Keon and Ewan. (2014 statistics).
Ewan is also pronounced similarly to Ean, Eann, Eian, Eion, Eoin, Eon, Ewin, Ewynn, Ian, Iwan, Juan, Owain and Owin. Other suggested similar baby names are Eban, Edan, Egan, Elan, Eman, Eran, Etan and Twan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ewan.