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Rowan Meaning


What does Rowan mean?

The name Rowan is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Rowan is "tree with red berries, little redhead".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "from the rowan tree".

Rowan is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ro-wan.

The Given Name Rowan

Rowan is a form of Rhonwen. See Rhonwen for further details.

Rowan is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A name fit for a child full of majesty and familiarity, a little adventurer.

Rowan is also great as a middle name.

Rowan falls into the tree name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rowan Atkinson.

Rowan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 239 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,344 occurrences. It ranked 182 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,178 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 331 in baby name popularity for girls with 985 occurrences. It ranked 219 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,809 occurrences.

Want to see how Rowan sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Rowan Name Popularity Page.

Rowan Related Names

Rowan is a form of Rhonwen.

Variants of the name Rowan include Rowanne.

The names Roan, Roanne are all forms of Rowan.

Famous Rowans

  • Rowan Atkinson ~ Actor

Rowan Numerology

What will your new littleRowan be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Rowan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rowan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rowan.

Just for fun, see the name Rowan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rowan in Nautical Flags page.