Rowen name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Rowen

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  1. A submission from Georgia, U.S. says the name Rowen means "Red hair".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Row"en
  1. A stubble field left unplowed till late in the autumn, that it may be cropped by cattle."Turn your cows, that give milk, into your rowens till snow comes." [Mortimer.]
  2. The second growth of grass in a season; aftermath.(Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S)

Etymology: Cf. E. rough, OE. row rowe


Middle English rown (“rowan tree”).

  1. A topographic surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Rowen

Notable Persons Named Rowen

Rowen Muscat

Rowen Muscat is a soccer player for the Birkirkara F.C., Dunaújváros PASE, and Malta national football team. Rowen was born on June 5th, 1991 in Birkirkara, Malta.

Rowen Fernández

Rowen Fernández is a soccer player for the Bidvest Wits F.C., Kaizer Chiefs F.C., Arminia Bielefeld, SuperSport United F.C., and South Africa national football team. Rowen was born on February 28th, 1978 in Springs, South Africa.

Rowen Shepherd

Rowen was born on December 25th, 1970.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rowen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rowen


Guggi is a post-punk and gothic rock singing. Guggi was given the name Derek Rowen in Dublin.

Paul Rowen

Paul Rowen is a for Rochdale and Member of parliament. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to 2010. Paul was born on May 11th, 1955 in Rochdale.

Ben Rowen

Ben Rowen is a baseball player for the Toronto Blue Jays. Ben was born on November 15th, 1988 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Keith Rowen

Keith was born on September 2nd, 1952 in New York City.

Vic Rowen

Vic was born on July 24th, 1919 in Brooklyn. He breathed his last breath on January 14th, 2013.

Herbet H. Rowen

Herbet was born on October 22nd, 1916. He passed away on March 31st, 1999.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rowen U.S.
  White 89.58% 64.26%
  African American 4.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rowen

People with the last name Rowen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rowen

  • How Popular is the name Rowen? Rowen is the 3,399th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rowen was the 15,355th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rowen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,235 babies born with the first name Rowen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rowen to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rowen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rowen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rowen is Friday, December 21st, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Rowen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rowen was in 2018 with a total of 585 babies.
  • Random Rowen Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rowen is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Rowen: The name spelled backwards is Newor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eownr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rowen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,910 people with the last name Rowen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rowen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rowen as their last name since less than 1 person in 154k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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