Rowena Wallace, Australian actress
Rowena Othlie Jackson, New Zealand ballerina
Rowena Fischer Meeks Abdy, American painter
Rowenna Davis, English journalist and politician
Rowena A. Morrill, American illustrator
Rowena Webster, Australian Olympic water polo player
Rowena Moore, American civil rights activist
Rowena Cooper, Scottish actress
Rowena of British legend, daughter of the Saxon chieftain Hengist and wife to High King Vortigern
Lady Rowena of Hargottstandestede, Anglo-Saxon heroine of Sir WalterScott's "Ivanhoe"
Rowena Ravenclaw, co-founder of Hogwarts in the HarryPotter series
Rowena Morgan, character in movie "Mr. Holland's Opus"