Meaning and name origin
Ewen \e-wen\ as a boy's name is of Scottish, Gaelic, Hebrew, Welsh and Greek origin, and the meaning of Ewen is "God is gracious; born of yew; youth". Ewen is a variant of Euan (Scottish, Gaelic): anglicized form of Eoghan. Also a variant of Evan (Hebrew, Welsh, Scottish): Welsh variant of Iefan, a later form of Ieuan, from John. Ewen is also used as a variant of Ewan (Scottish, Gaelic) and Owen (Scottish, Greek).
Ewen is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17780 out of 88799, Top 20%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ewen and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26), Owen (#36), Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ean (#997), Euan, Iain and Ewan. (2014 statistics).