The name Ewan is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "born of the yew tree". Ewan and is often added to lists like Tree Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".
From the experts:
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.