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What does Owney mean?

Owney Pronunciation of Owney [owney] as a boys' name means "green". Owney is an alternate form of Hewney (Irish, Gaelic).


Creative forms:
(male) Onney, Orney, ..

(female) Owel, Owna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Owney Creed (O.C.), ..

How popular is Owney?

Owney is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#101654 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Owney has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Owney is pronounced similarly to Enea. Other recommended names are Adney, Arney, Coney, Ohnrey, Olley, Ornet, Owen, Rowney and Toney. These names tend to be more commonly used than Owney.

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