Owen

Gender:boy

Meaning:well born

Origin:Gaelic

Pronunciation:oh win

Variations:Owin

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Owen is a popular boy’s name that is both classic sounding and yet still very cool. This is an ideal choice for parents who want something traditional but hip.

Detailed Meaning

The name Owen could be a transferred use of the surname or an anglicised version of the Gaelic name Owain.

Famous People With This Name

Owen Wilson is an American actor and brother of fellow actor, Luke Wilson. Owen Hargreaves is a Canadian-English footballer and had played for Manchester United. Owen Davis was an American dramatist who won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play, “Icebound.”

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname option for Owen could be Wen.

Related Names

Owen can also be spelt Owin.

Stories Featuring This Name

Owen Harper is a character on the sci-fi television show, “Torchwood.” Owen Hunt is a character on the medical drama, “Grey’s Anatomy.” Owen Grady is the main character in the “Jurassic World” film, played by Chris Pratt.

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