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What does Owens mean?

Owens Pronunciation of Owens as a name for boys. The name Owens means "born of yew; youth". Owens is an alternate form of Owen (Scottish, Greek): variant spelling of Eoghan.



OTHER FORMS VIA OWEN Ewan, Ewen, Owain, Owin, Owynn

(male) Orens, ..

(female) Owena, ..

Owens Niam (O.N.), ..

How popular is Owens?

Owens is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#126 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Owens was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1482 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Owens name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Owens outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Owen (#25 A YEAR AGO) and Ewan (#1603) are the prominent varying forms of Owens rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Owain, are seldom used. These relations of Owens reached the apex of their popularity in 2016 (ADOPTION OF 0.6%) and have remained as popular to this day (ADOPTION 0.5%, 6%). Owen has been the most well-known version.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Owens, Ewan, Owen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ewan, Owen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Jens, Olen, Oren and Otess. These names tend to be more frequently used than Owens.

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