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What does the name Owen mean?

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2014-04-24 14:49:54

The boy's name Owen o-wen is pronounced OH-en. It is of Welsh

and Greek origin, and its meaning is "well-born, noble". Variant of

Eugene. Also possibly variant of Eoghan (Gaelic) "youth". Owen

Glendower (the last true Prince of Wales) was a 14th-century Welsh

chieftain who fought unsuccessfully for Welsh independence from

England. Common outside Wales since the 18th century. Author Owen

Wister; actor Owen Wilson.

Owen has 6 variant forms: Ewan, Ewen, Eoghan, Owain, Owin and

Owynn.


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