Ewan - boys name

Ewan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Ewan name meaning:

The name Ewan is of Scottish origin and is derived from the Gaelic name Eoghan. It has several possible meanings, depending on the interpretation. One meaning is "born of the yew tree," as the Gaelic word "eo" means yew and "ghein" means born. The yew tree is often associated with longevity and strength, so this interpretation can suggest a resilient and enduring nature.

Another possible meaning of Ewan is "youth" or "well-born." In this context, the name can convey a sense of vitality and noble heritage. It may also represent a youthful and spirited personality. Additionally, Ewan can be seen as a variant of the name John, meaning "God is gracious," indicating a sense of divine favor or blessing.

Overall, the name Ewan carries connotations of strength, endurance, vitality, and a sense of nobility or divine grace. It is a name that has deep roots in Scottish culture and represents qualities that are often admired and valued in individuals.

Origin: Celtic


Related names

Ewan , Euen, Keon , Owynn

Other boys names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 395 out of 4789

109 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (182)

Historical popularity of Ewan

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