What 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 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]
How 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)