Boy name origins & meanings
- Irish : Born to nobility; warrior
What does Owen mean and stand for?
Owen is a variation of Welsh first name Owain.
Family name origins & meanings
Famous people with this first name
Famous people who gave their babies this name
Owen is the number 25 most popular boy's name in the US, according to the 2018 Social Security Administration data. Owen has been rising incrementally in popularity since 2000.
However, it is the 31st most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.
According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years, Owen was at its peak popularity from August 11-17th, 2019.
The name has surged in popularity since the year 2000 with a famous title character being John Irving's A Prayer for Owen Meany. Its popularity may be due in part to celebs like Owen Wilson and Clive Owen.
Where is it Popular?
Owen was searched for most often in the following states: