Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Rooney.
Rowan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2029 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rowan for boys. Rowan reached its highest rank of #239 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rowan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rowan (#239), Rohan (#633), Rowen (#787) and Roan. (2014 statistics).
Rowan is also pronounced similarly 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.