Meaning and Origin of Rowan - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Rowan

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • English : From the rowan tree; tree with red berries

Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Tree with red berries

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish and Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadháin (see Ruane). In Scotland, this name is sometimes Anglicized as Roland, while in Ireland it is often Rooney.

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