Meaning and name origin
Rowen \ro-wen\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Rowen), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Rowen is "red-haired; little red-head". Rowen is a variant of Rooney (Irish, Gaelic): actor Mickey Rooney. Also a variant of Rowan (Gaelic): also the name of a flowering tree with red berries.
Rowen is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15057 out of 88799, Top 17%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rowen for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rowen and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rowan (#239), Rowen (#787) and Roan. (2014 statistics).
Rowen is also pronounced similarly to Ren, Rien, Ron, Ronn, Royan and Ryen. Other suggested similar baby names are Bowen, Rohan, Rome, Romeo, Rowe, Rowney and Rozen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rowen.