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Gender: M Meaning of Bowen: "son of Owen" Origin of Bowen: Welsh Bowen's Popularity in 2014: #561

Bowen is a Celtic surname representing two separate Celtic strains, one Welsh and one Irish, and entered the US Top 1000 for the first time in 2011.

Football Hall of Famer Drew Brees named his son Bowen, as did a recent reality show couple looking for the perfect name to 'brand' their baby. It does have the appealing nickname Bo.

Famous People Named Bowen

Bowen Dow Stassforth, American Olympic swimmer
Bowen Lockwood, Australian rules footballer
Bowen Christopher Brees (b. 2010), son of football player Drew Brees

Pop Culture References for the name Bowen

Bowen Ashby, character in Lauren DeStefano's Chemical Garden trilogy
Tommy Bowen, character on TV's "Haven"
Carter Bowen, character on TV's "Arrow"
Carter Bowen, character on TV's "American Gothic"
Bowen Marsh, character in the Game of Thrones series
Bowen, birth name of the Red Ranger from Power Rangers Mystic Force

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