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Owen Name Meaning

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Meaning of Owen

Well Born

Owen Name Origin

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Owen name origin
A name of uncertain derivation. Some believe it to be from the Welsh oen (lamb). Others feel it is from the Gaelic Loghunn (youth), and yet another suggestion is that it is the Welsh form of the Latin Eugenius (well-born, noble).
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Owen Tudor was the grandfather of English king Henry VII. He caused a scandal by marrying widowed English queen Catherine of Valois. A name of uncertain derivation. Some believe it to be from the Welsh oen (lamb). Others feel it is from the Gaelic Loghunn (youth), and yet another suggestion is that it is the Welsh form of the Latin Eugenius (well-born, noble). Owen is an anglicized form of the Welsh name Owain, and may appear as both as a personal name and as a surname. Owen is a cognate with Eugene meaning noble-born. Owain is modern version of Owen, Owen Tudor was the grandfather of English king Henry VII. He caused a scandal by marrying widowed English queen Catherine of Valois.
Owen Name also appears in following Origin(s): Celtic, Irish, Gaelic, Welsh
Owen also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, British, Celtic, Danish
Famous Name Owen
Owen Friend
(March 21, 1927 - October 14, 2007) was an utility infielder in Major League Baseball, playing mainly as a second baseman for five different teams between 1949 and 1956. Listed at 6'1, 180 lb., Friend batted and threw right-handed. He was born in in Granite City, Illinois.
David Owen
was a prominent American geologist. He conducted the first geological surveys of Indiana, Kentucky, and Arkansas.[1] David Dale was the third son of Robert Owen, a Welsh reformer who moved to the United States and established a social experiment at New Harmony, Indiana, where David Dale also lived. It is likely that David Dale became interested in geology because of his father's partnership with geologist William Maclure. His first geological work was as an assistant mapping the geology of Tennessee, in 1836. He was appointed the first Geologist for the State of Indiana (1837-39), and worked as the State Geologist of Kentucky in 1854-1857; he was appointed State Geologist of Arkansas in 1857, continuing as the Kentucky geologist without pay. He returned to Indiana as State Geologist in 1859-1860. [2]
 
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Meaning of Owen in French origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.