Meaning and Origin of: Bowen

Welsh: Son of Owen

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Welsh : Son of Owen

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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).