Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish boys name Owen

How To Pronounce Owen?

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What is the meaning and origin of Owen?

Comes from an old Irish word and means “born of the yew tree.” In Northern Ireland the name Eoghan is found in Tir Eoghan, County Tyrone or “The Land of Eoghan” and is often accompanied by Roe in memory of the Irish patriot Eoghan Roe (“Red Eoghan”) O’Neill who won a great battle over the British at Benburb in 1646.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Owen?

Boy | Male

How do you spell it in Irish?

Owen, Eoghan

What is the phonetic pronunciation and spelling of Owen?

“o + in”

What is the english equivalent names of Owen?