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What does Ewan mean?

Ewan Pronunciation of Ewan as a boys' name is pronounced YOO-an. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ewan is "born of yew; youth". Variant of Evan or Gaelic E�ghan (see Euan). The name is also associated with Eugene. See also Keon. Actor Ewan McGregor. Also form of John. Also form of Owen.


ASSOCIATED WITH scottish, gaelic, yew (tree)


VARIANTS Euan, Euen, Ewen


RELATIONS VIA EUAN, EUGENE, EVAN, KEON Eugen, Ev, Eva, Evan, Evann, Evans, Even, Evin, Evo, Evyn, Ewing, Ewy, Kian, Owen, Van



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How popular is Ewan?

Ewan is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#23346 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ewan entered the list in 2002 and reached its highest position of #1099 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #1603 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ewan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ewan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Ewan (#1603 FROM RECENT DATA) are Owen (#25), John (#27), Evan (#86), Kian (#446), Van (#827), Eugene (#862), Keon (#1401), Eoghan, Euan, Eva, Evans, Evin and Ewing. Other variants, like Ewy, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Ewan was widespread a century ago (ADOPTION OF 8.66%) and has become much less since (ADOPTION 1.34%, 84.5%). John is more familiar than the rest, though Owen has grown popular as well over time, while forms like John are now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ewan, Eugene, Eva, Evan, Evans in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Evin, Ewing, John, Keon, Kian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Owen, Van in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ewan, Eoghan, Euan, Evan, John outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kian, Owen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ewan is pronounced similarly to Ean, Eann, Eian, Eion, Enne, Eoin, Eon, Ewin, Ewynn, Iain, Ian, Ieuan, Ion, Iwan, Juan, Owain, Owin, Owynn, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aman, Ban, Cian, Cowan, Dean, Doan, Eban, Edan, Edin, Ednan, Edwin, Edyn, Efran, Egan, Egann (see Egan), Eilan, Ekon, Elam, Elan, Elkan, Elon, Elwin, Elwyn, Eman, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Eron, Erwin, Erwyn, Esau, Etan, Ethan, Eton, Eunan, Eward, Ezar, Fran, Gyan, Han, Ifan, Juwan, Khan, Rian, Rowan, Ryan, Shan, Stan, Twan and Xan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ewan.

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