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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
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was an American lawyer, Congregational minister, abolitionist, and Republican congressman from Illinois. He was also a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. After his brother Elijah Lovejoy was murdered in November 1837 by pro-slavery forces, Owen beca
is a former professional footballer who played as a striker with several clubs in the 1970s, and is best known as the father of current Newcastle United and England international striker, Michael Owen.