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What does Ewing mean?

Ewing Pronunciation of Ewing as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ewing is "law-friend". Also a variant of Euan. There was an Ewing family on the popular TV series "Dallas" in the 1980s. Basketball player Patrick Ewing.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, law (just), friend, popular (famous)


VARIANTS Ewin, Ewynn

OTHER FORMS VIA EUAN Evan, Ewan, Ewen, Owen

(male) Eling, ..

(female) Ewina, ..

Ewing Ely (E.E.), ..

How popular is Ewing?

Ewing is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#969 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Ewing reached its top rank of #980 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Owen (#25 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Evan (#86), Ewan (#1603), Euan and Ewin are the popular varying forms of Ewing listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Ewing was common in the year 2010 (ADOPTION OF 0.9%) and is almost as widespread today (ADOPTION 0.8%, DOWN 19%). Owen is the most chic baby name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ewing, Evan, Ewan, Ewin, Owen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ewing is pronounced similarly to Ing and Young. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bing, Edin, Edwin, Elwin, Elwinn (see Elvin), Eoin, Erin, Erling, Erving, Erwin, Erwinn, Evin, King and Ring. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ewing.

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