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Rowan Name Meaning

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Rowan meaning

Name :

Rowan

Meaning of Rowan :

Mountain Ash, Little Red-headed One

Origin of name Rowan :
Celtic, Gaelic, Irish, Nordic
Rowan Numerology :
Personality No. 1
Pronounciation
of Name Rowan :
/Row-an/
Etymology
of Name Rowan :
The name Rowan is an Anglicized form of Ruadhain, which means "descendant of Ruadhan". In Northern English and Scottish, it also comes from the name Rowan Tree or Rountree. In Gaelic, Rowan is from the Gaelic word ruadh which means 'red'. Mainly, the word denotes the red leaves and red berries of the Rowan Tree.
History
of Name Rowan :
The name Rowan originated from many countries. Each country has their own meaning of the name. In Irish, Rowan is a masculine name with a physical attribute of someone who has red hair. It can also be a feminine name which means attractive, like a red berry in the Rowan tree. The name is associated with the color red. It was then believed to come from the Old Norse 'Raudnian' meaning 'getting red'.
Popular In :
United States, and England and Wales
Information about the
Name of Rowan :
The Rowan tree which the name was derived is honored for its protective qualities in Celtic tradition. The Rowan tree is believed to fight off sorcery and black magic.
Personality about the
Name of Rowan :
Rowan Blanchard - She is a famous American singer popular for her Disney movie Girl Meets World. Rowan Atkinson - He is an American actor and comedian famous for his role as Mr. Bean. Rowan Hamilton - He is an Irish astronomer and mathematician who contributed in Algebra and classical mechanics. Rowan Jones - He is an Australian footballer who played in Australian Football League under West Coast Eagles.

More About Irish Name : Rowan

  • The girl name Rowan is also used as a boy name. Rowan's language of origin is Celtic. It is predominantly used in English and Scottish. The meaning of Rowan is 'little ruddy one, little red-haired one'. Derived from the word ruadh which has the meaning 'red'. Also the name of a flowering tree with red berries.

Famous Name Rowan

  • Rowan Milburn

    She is a New Zealand and Netherlands cricketer who played in the 2000 Women's Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. She plays for Canterbury Magicians and has played for the Otago Sparks in the State League. She is the daughter of Barry Milburn.

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  • Marion Rowan

    known as Ellis Rowan was an Australian naturalist and well known illustrator.Marion, the daughter of Charles and Marian Ryan, was born at Killam, one of her father's stations in Victoria. She was educated at Miss Murphy's private school in Melbourne, and in 1873 married Captain Charles Rowan, who had fought in the New Zealand wars. Her husband was interested in botany and he encouraged her to paint wild flowers. She had had no training but working conscientiously and carefully in water-colour; her work is noted for being botanically informative as well as artistic. Rowan returned to Melbourne in 1877, and for many years travelled in Australia painting the flora of the country, at times in the company of her painting companion, Margaret Forrest. She published in 1898 A Flower-Hunter in Queensland and New Zealand, largely based on letters to her husband and friends.

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Variant and Rhyming Names

Variant Baby Names of Rowan:

Roan, Rohan, Rowe And Rowen.Roan, RohanRohan (French), Rowand (Scottish), Rowanne (English)

Rhyming Names of Rowan: 

Rowan with popular Irish Surnames

Rowan Keane,   Rowan Keating,   Rowan Kehoe,   Rowan Nash,   Rowan Botha

Rowan Name also appears in following Origin(s): Gaelic, Norse, Irish, English, Scottish, Gaelic, Norse, Celtic, English

Rowan also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, German

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  • What does the name Rowan mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Mountain Ash, Little Red-headed One in Irish. Rowan also named in American, Australian, German for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Rowan. What does the name Rowan mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Rowan. History of name and famous personality with Rowan will help to update our database and other website users.

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