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Gender: M Pronunciation: YOO-un Meaning of Ewan: "born of the yew tree" Origin of Ewan: Scottish form of Gaelic Eoghan

This appealing name has a good chance of catching on due to the popularity of Ewan McGregor, and the trend towards Gaelic names in general. Pronunciation is YOO-un.

Ewan has a complex family tree, with connections to John, Owen, Hugh, Evan and Eugene. Other spellings are Ewen, Eoin and Euan.

In Willa Cather's novel My Mortal Enemy, there is a character called Ewan Gray.

Famous People Named Ewan

Ewan Gordon McGregor, Scottish actor
Ewan MacColl (born James Henry Miller), British folk singer-songwriter
Ewan Morrison, Scottish novelist and screenwriter
Ewan Christian, English architect
Ewan Pearson, English music producer
Ewan Robert Geoffrey O'Dowd, son of Erin Boag & Peter O'Dowd

Pop Culture References for the name Ewan

Euan, Euen, Ewen, Ewyn