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pinWhat does Rowan mean?

Rowan /row-an/ as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Rowan) is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Rowan is "little red-head". Also the name of a flowering tree with red berries.


pinVariations

Rowan has 4 variants: Roan, Rohan, Rowe and Rowen.

Related boy name: Rooney.

Kreatif forms: Rawan, Riwan, Rywan. [more]

pinHow popular is Rowan?

Rowan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#2408 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Rowan for boys. Rowan entered the list in 1999 and reached its top rank of #239 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rowan name in U.S.

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

Rohan (#633 2 years ago) and Rowen (#787) are the prominent related forms of Rowan (#239 2 years ago). Adoption of these forms of Rowan is at its highest today (average #553). Rowan is the continual favorite, while Rowen has also become trendy as well. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rowan and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rowan, Rohan, Rowen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rowan and related baby names outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Rowan is alike in pronunciation to Rian, Roane, Ron, Ronn, Royan and Ryan. Other suggested similar baby names are Cowan, Dowan, Roban, Rogan, Roman and Ronan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rowan.

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