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pinWhat does Ewen mean?

Ewen /ewen/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Ewen's root is Hebrew, and the name Ewen means "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Ewen is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Ew-, of Euan (Scottish, Gaelic): anglicized variation of Eoghan. Ewen is also a variation of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish). Ewen is also used as a variation of Ewan (Scottish, Gaelic), John (Hebrew) and Owen (Scottish, Greek).


Ewen has 11 variants: Ean, Eian, Eion, Euen, Iain, Ian, Iwan, Juan, Owain, Owin and Owynn.

Ewen has 44 more alternative forms via Euan, Evan, Ewan, John, Owen: Anno, Ev, Eva, Evann, Evans, Even, Evin, Evo, Evyn, Ewing, Ewy, Gian, Hanno, Hans, Ivan, Ivann, Jack, Jan, Janek, Janne, Jean, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Joao, Jock, Johan, Johnn, Johon, Jon, Jona, Jovan, Juwan, Owens, Sean, Seann, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Van, Vanek, Yanni, Yanno and Zane.

Kreatif forms: Eiewen, Ewenei, Ewenne. [more]

pinHow popular is Ewen?

Ewen is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#14168 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ewen and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Ewen (not in Top 1000) are Ean (#997 in 2014), Euan, Eva, Evan (#58), Evans, Ewan, Ewing, Hans, Iain, Ian (#77), Ivan (#132), Jack (#41), Jan, Jean, Jens, Johan (#579), John (#26), Jon (#675), Jovan, Juan (#98), Juwan, Owen (#36), Sean (#193), Shane (#277), Shaun (#742), Shawn (#323), Van (#773) and Zane (#224). Forms like Vanek are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4496%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3839%, 14.6%), with versions such as Ean, Jean, Jon, Jovan and Shaun becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable names for newborns among these are Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Owen (#36), Sean (#193) and Zane (#224), and there is a resurgence in baby name usage for Evan and Owen. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ean, Eva, Evan, Evans, Ewing in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hans, Ian, Ivan, Jack, Jan in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jean, Johan, John, Jon, Jovan in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juan, Juwan, Owen, Sean, Shane in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shaun, Shawn, Van, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Iain, Ian outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jack, Jens, Johan, John, Owen outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Zane outside U.S.

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Ewen is pronounced similarly to Eann, Eoin, Eon, Ewin and Ewynn. Other recommended similar baby names are Eben, Eden, Enea and Swen. Like Ewen, these names are not frequently used.