What does Ewen mean?
Ewen /ewen/ 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 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▼.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, Iain, Ian (#77), Ivan (#132), Jan, Jean, Jens, John (#26), Jon (#675), Juan (#98), Juwan, Owen (#36), Sean (#193) and Van (#773). Other forms, like Owens, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Ewen was well-received in the year 1997 (usage of 0.4%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.35%, ▼13.4%), but with versions such as Ean, Jean, Jon, Juwan and Van becoming somewhat dated. Evan, Ian, Owen and Sean are four of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this compilation, and there is a resurgence in baby name usage for Evan and Owen. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Ewen is pronounced similarly to Eann, Enne, Eoin, Eon, Ewin, Ewynn, Ion, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended similar baby names are Eben, Eden▲, Em, Enea, Enno and Swen. Like Ewen, these names are not frequently used.