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Rowena name meaning

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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rowena

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English
62%
Celtic
35%
Filipino (Philippines)
4%

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Wiktionary

From the name of the daughter of Hengist and wife of Vortigern in Geoffrey of Monmouth's 12th century pseudohistorical Latin work Historia regum Britanniae. There have been attempts to connect it to some unattested Old English or Common Brittonic name, but without any real evidence. It was revived after Walter Scott used it in his novel Ivanhoe (1819).

  1. A female given name from the Germanic languages.
  2. An unincorporated community in Kentucky
  3. A community in New Brunswick, Canada
  4. A town in New South Wales, Australia
  5. A census-designated place in Oregon
  6. An unincorporated community in South Dakota
  7. An unincorporated community in Texas

Rowena was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano

Notable Persons Named Rowena

Notable Persons Named Rowena

Rowena Wallace

Rowena Wallace is a television actor. Her ongoing career started in 1967. Rowena was born on August 23rd, 1947 in Coventry.

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Rowena King

Rowena King is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1991. Rowena was given the name Roweena Josephine King on December 6th, 1970 in London. Rowena is also known as Roweena King, King, and Roweena Josephine.

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Rowena Cooper

Rowena Cooper is an actor and actress. Rowena was born in 1935.

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Rowena Sanchez Arrieta

Rowena Sanchez Arrieta is a . She plays Piano. Rowena was born in 1962.

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Rowena Morrill

Rowena Morrill is an artist in the fields of cover art, painting, and illustration. Rowena was born on September 14th, 1944 in Mississippi.

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Rowena Meeks Abdy

Rowena Meeks Abdy was an artist. Rowena was born on April 24th, 1887. She left this life on August 18th, 1945.

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  • Rowena Webster

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rowena

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rowena

Emma Rowena

Emma Rowena was a housewife. Her career lasted from 1955 to 1973. Emma was born on October 25th, 1887 in Guyan Township, Gallia County, Ohio, U.S. She left this life on June 4th, 1973.

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Fun Facts about the name Rowena

  • How Popular is the name Rowena? Rowena is the 2,534th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rowena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,285 babies born with the first name Rowena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rowena to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rowena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Rowena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rowena is Tuesday, April 18th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Rowena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rowena was in 1917 with a total of 224 babies.
  • Random Rowena Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rowena ranks 109th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 6 babies in Utah have the same name in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Rowena: The name spelled backwards is Anewor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nwearo. How do you pronounce that?
  • Rowena name meaning

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