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The name Owain is a boy's name of French origin. Owain and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

French variation of Owen.

Variation of Owen

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Famous People Named Owain

Owain Glyndwyr, last Welshman to be Prince of Wales
Owain mab Urien, Welsh prince who became the Arthurian knight Ywain
Owain Gwynedd, King of Gwynedd
Owain Foel, King of Strathclyde
Owain ap Dyfnwal, King of Strathclyde
Owain Ddanwyn, prince of North Wales
Owain Sebastian Yeoman, Welsh actor
Owain Tudur Jones, Welsh footballer
Owain Fôn Williams, Welsh footballer
Owain Phyfe, Welsh musician
Owain Owain, Welsh novelist, short-story writer and poet

Pop Culture References for the name Owain

Owain, character in the video game "Fire Emblem: Awakening"


FantasyandPrayer Says:


I like it ad it's definitely less common than Owen, the only down side is I live in Wales so I feel it's a lot more common here, and common is something I want to avoid. Saying that, Owain is 100% on my middle name list.

difethwyr Says:


Owain was the name of Nest of Wales' rapist. Not the best choice.

l_cotton Says:


Owain is actually the traditional Welsh way of spelling Owen. Owain Glyndwr was the last Welsh prince of Wales. Owen is the anglicized version of the name.