What does Mcgowan mean?
Mcgowan \m-cgo-wan, mc-gowan\ as a boys' name. Mcgowan's name origins are Irish and Gaelic, and the name Mcgowan means "son of the blacksmith; one who is adroit". Mcgowan is a variant of Macgowan (Irish, Gaelic). Seldom used as a name for baby boys.
Mcgowan has 1 more different form via Macgowan: Magowan.
Mcgowan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#905 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Mcgowan for boys. Mcgowan has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)