Meaning and Name Origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Rooney.
Rowan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#2029 out of 88799, 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rowan and associated names. Rohan (#633 in 2014) and Rowen (#787) are the prominent related forms of Rowan (#239 in 2014). Adoption of these boy names is at its highest today. Rowen (#787), Rowan (#239) and Rohan (#633) are three of the more trendy boy names in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
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.