The meaning of the name Owen is The Yew Tree Or Youth
The origin of the name Owen is Irish
Notes: Owen is derived from both Welsh and Irish names. In Irish naming, it's derived from the name Eoghan, pronounced O-wen or YO-wen. In Welsh, it's the English version of the name Owain, pronounced OH-ween. Famous men with the name Owen include actors Owen Wilson and Owain Yeoman. Authors include Owen Davis and Owen Wister. There are many athletes named Owen, including Owen Daniels and Owen Schmitt. Owen Roberts was a Supreme Court Justice and Owen Begley was a New York politician. Fictional characters named Owen include Owen Meaney from John Irving’s A Prayer for Owen Meany. Television characters include Owen Slater from Boardwalk Empire, Owen Harper from Torchwood and Owen Hunt from Grey’s Anatomy.