Rowan

Rowan - A very unique male name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rowan, meaning little redhead, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1964 on position #1739. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rowan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rowan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rowan. The baby boy name Rowan was given to 1,121 baby boys in 2012, ranking #300 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,464 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rowan peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 300.



Famous with this name

Rowan Atkinson
Kelly Rowan
Rowan Jennings


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Rowan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rowan is currently topping the baby name charts in New Hampshire at position #98 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #552.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rowan is where you live.


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Rowan origin and meaning

Rowan is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means little redhead. To see famous people named Rowan, pop culture references for the name Rowan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rowan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rowan, sorted by popularity.

Ryan / Ronnie / Ramon / Rene / Roman / Ron / Romeo / Ronny / Rohan / Raheem /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012300
2011307
2010328
2009329
2008337
2007358
2006427
2005440
2004489
2003625
2002836
2001843
2000958
19991085
19981526
19971157
19961652
19951817
19942241
19931922
19921814
19912438
19902918
19882969
19852645
19842542
19802425
19641739

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Hampshire98
Maine109
Vermont115
Montana121
Alaska133
Massachusetts151
Iowa189
Rhode Island195
Washington196
Pennsylvania197
Oregon200
Minnesota201
Utah208
Ohio216
Indiana219
Maryland222
Michigan225
Colorado227
Wisconsin249
Connecticut256
Virginia260
Kentucky271
Oklahoma290
Idaho306
Missouri313
Illinois324
North Carolina326
Alabama326
California328
Georgia329
Arizona337
New Mexico365
Nevada372
Nebraska378
New York390
Louisiana395
South Carolina400
Tennessee411
New Jersey426
Arkansas426
Kansas428
Florida440
Texas478
Mississippi552

Even more about Rowan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rowan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rowan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Rowan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,464
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1964
2012 births +1,121

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