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Rowan meaning and name origin

Rowan \ro-wan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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.

Rowan has 4 variant forms: Roan, Rohan, Rowe and Rowen.

For more information, see also the related name Rooney.

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.

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Popularity of Rowan

Rowan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2029 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Rowan name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Rowan with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Rowan name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Rowan outside U.S.