"son of Owen"

Bowen Origin and Meaning

The name Bowen is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "son of Owen".

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.

# 349 in the US

Bowen Rank in US Top 1000

# 448 on Nameberry

Bowen Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Bowen Popularity

Famous People Named Bowen

  • Bowen Dow StassforthAmerican Olympic swimmer
  • Bowen LockwoodAustralian rules footballer
  • Bowen Christopher Brees (b. 2010)son of football player Drew Brees
  • Bowen Michael Stagliano (b. 2016)son of reality TV personality Michael Stagliano ("Bachelor Pad")
  • Julie BowenAmerican actress

Bowen in Pop Culture

  • BowenMain character in 1996 film "Dragonheart"
  • Bowen Ashbycharacter in Lauren DeStefano's Chemical Garden trilogy
  • Bowen Marshcharacter in the Game of Thrones series
  • Bowenbirth name of the Red Ranger from Power Rangers Mystic Force
  • Tommy Bowencharacter on TV's "Haven"
  • Carter Bowencharacter on TV's "Arrow"
  • Carter Bowencharacter on TV's "American Gothic"