What does Rowen mean?
Rowen /ro-wen/ as a name for boys (also used less generally as girls' name Rowen). Rowen's root is Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Rowen is "red-haired; little red-head". Rowen is a version, with the suffix -wen, of Rooney (Irish, Gaelic): actor Mickey Rooney. Rowen is also a variation of Rowan (Gaelic).
How popular is Rowen?
Rowen is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#15052 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Rowen for boys. Rowen entered the list in 2010 and reached its apex position of #787 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Rowen and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Rowen (#787 the previous year) are Rohan (#633 the previous year) and Rowan (#239). These forms of Rowen were favored in 2014 (average #553). Rohan, Rowan and Rowen are three of the more chic boy names in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Rowen▲ is alike in pronunciation to Rain, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Ren, Renne, Rian, Rien, Rion, Roane, Ron▼, Ronn, Royan, Rune, Ryan▲, Ryen, Ryne▼, Ryon and Ryun. Other suggested similar baby names are Bowen▲, Ramey, Remee, Rene▼, Reno, Rome, Romeo▲, Romney, Ronny▼ and Rozen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rowen.