Rowan

Rowan - A very unique female name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rowan, meaning little redhead, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1989 on position #4456. 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 girl name Rowan was given to 654 baby girls in 2012, ranking #451 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,161 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rowan peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 451.



Famous with this name

Rowan Atkinson
Rowan Woods
Diana Rowan


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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 #146 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #796.

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.

Renee / Ramona / Rena / Ryan / Rene / Rhiannon / Reyna / Renae / Reina / Raina /

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
2012451
2011547
2010489
2009498
2008466
2007458
2006652
2005760
2004729
2003988
20021026
20011262
20001290
19991502
19981343
19971259
19961188
19951812
19941761
19932434
19924714
19913508
19894456

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Hampshire146
Montana166
South Dakota186
Wisconsin201
New Mexico207
Iowa211
Nebraska220
Oregon233
Pennsylvania251
Colorado291
Minnesota307
Missouri319
Idaho326
Massachusetts347
Mississippi351
Washington356
South Carolina374
Indiana375
Maryland379
Utah388
Tennessee392
Kentucky406
Virginia443
Ohio445
North Carolina472
Connecticut516
Michigan530
Nevada540
Kansas547
Oklahoma575
Texas586
Illinois591
Georgia611
Florida612
Louisiana636
Alabama658
Arizona686
New York699
California783
New Jersey796

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 female 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
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rowan
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,161
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1989
2012 births +654

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