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This eMedTV Web page highlights information about the name Owen. This may include information about variations, and meaning.

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The graph shows the rank based on the number of children named Owen from 1880 to 2012 when it was in the top 1000 baby names in the United States. Roll over the graph to see the rank for each year.
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Meanings and Variations

Owen is from Irish meaning Born to nobility, young warrior.
Alternates for Owen include: Ewen, Owain, and Eoghan
Some forms of Owen are: Evan
Owen is associated with these categories: Popular
Famous people named Owen
Owen Gould Davis, Sr., Playwright: Received the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his 1923 play Icebound, and penned hundreds of plays and scripts for radio and film.\n
Owen Cunningham Wilson, Actor: Wilson has appeared in several movies including The Cable Guy (1996), Permanent Midnight (1998), Meet the Parents (2000), Zoolander (2001), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Starsky & Hutch (2004), Meet the Fockers (2004), Night at the Museum (2006), the sequel Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Wedding Crashers (2005), Cars (2006), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), and Drillbit Taylor (2008).
Owen Lars, Fictional Character: "Uncle" of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movie series.
Owen Paris, Fictional Character: A fictional character in the Star Trek Series, he is the father of Tom Paris and Captain of the USS Al-Batani on which Kathryn Janeway served. Promoted to Starfleet Vice Admiral, He served as an instructor at Starfleet Academy, and later oversaw Project Pathfinder to make contact with Voyager in the Delta Quadrant.
Owen Meany, Fictional Character: A Prayer for Owen Meany is a novel by American writer John Irving, first published in 1989. It tells the story of John Wheelwright and his best friend Owen Meany growing up together in a small New England town during the 1950-60s. Owen is a remarkable boy in many ways; he believes himself to be God's instrument and journeys on an extraordinary path of death, birth, love, disclosure and sacrifice.
Owen Bradley, Music Producer: American record producer who is considered one of the chief architects of the popular 1950s and 1960s "Nashville Sound" in country music.
Famous Children Named Owen
Given name: Owen James Naughton
Father: Greg Naughton
Mother: Kelli O'Hara, Actress

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