What does Ewen mean?
Ewen [ewen] as a boys' name has its root in 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 21 more alternative forms via Euan, Evan, Ewan, John, Owen: Ev, Eva, Evann, Evans▼, Even, Evin, Evo, Evyn, Ewing, Ewy, Gian, Ivan▲, Jan▼, Jean▼, Jens, Jian, Jon▼, Juwan▼, Owens, Sean▼ and Van.Creative forms:
(male) Ewel, Ewer, ..
(female) Ewena, Ewer, .. Middle name pairings:
Ewen Dylan (E.D.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the statistics of the boy name Ewen and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Ewen (not in Top 2000) are Ean (#977 in 2015), Eian, Euan, Eva, Evan (#67), Evans, Evin (#1947), Ewan (#1284), Ewing, Gian (#1221), Iain, Ian (#76), Ivan (#138), Jan (#1677), Jean (#1190), Jens, John (#26), Jon (#737), Juan (#114), Juwan, Owen (#36), Owens, Sean (#211) and Van (#826). Other forms, like Owain, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Ewen was well-received in the 1880s (usage of 8.4%) and has become much lower since (usage 2.2%, ▼74.5%), with versions such as Jean becoming less trendy. Ean, Ian, Ivan and Owen are four of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this compilation. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Ewen is pronounced similarly to Eann, Enne, Eoin, Eon, Ewin, Ewynn, Ion, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended names are Aden, Aren, Asen, Ben▼, Bowen▲, Deen, Eaden, Eban, Eben, Eber, Edan, Edel, Eden▲, Eder, Edin, Edun, Edwin▼, Edwyn, Edyn, Efren, Egan, Egon, Ekon, Elan, Elden▼, Elex, Elon, Elven, Elwin▼, Elwyn, Eman, Emlen, Enea, Eran, Erek, Erez, Erin▼, Ern, Eron, Erwin▼, Erwyn, Etan, Ethen, Eton, Eugen, Ewell, Ewert, Ezer, Glen▼, Iven, Keen, Ken▼, Len, Oren, Pen, Rien, Rowen▲, Ryen, Sten, Sven and Swen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ewen.See names in meaning and etymology.