The name Bowen is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "son of Owen". Bowen is ranked #431 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #6".
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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.
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