Meaning and Origin of: Bowen

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Welsh : Son of Owen

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English, of Welsh origin : Anglicized form of Welsh ap Owain ‘son of Owain’ (see Owen).
  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhacháin ‘descendant of Buadhachán’, a diminutive of Buadhach ‘victorious’ (see Bohan).