Owen
Origin/Usage
Gaelic, Greek
Pronunciation
O-ən
Meaning
Of noble descent
More info about the name "Owen"

Owen is a Welsh and Irish variant of Eugene. Eugene is a French as well as English name, whose origins are Old Greek. It comes from the Old Greek name 'Eugenios'. 'Eugenios' is a combination of two elements, 'eu', meaning 'good', and 'genos', meaning 'birth'. The name means 'to be of noble descent'.

Popularity of the Name Owen
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Famous Owens

Owen Nolan - hockey player
Owen Wilson - actor
Owen Daniels - football player
Owen Moore - actor
Owen Pearce - actor
Owen Tolson - football player

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