What does Owen mean?

Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)

What's the origin of Owen?


How is Owen pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Owen?

Owen is a Welsh name meaning "son of Owen". It may also be a reference to the Welsh hero Owain Glyndwr.

Is Owen a good cat name?

Owen has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Owen isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Owen is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Popular for centuries, this Welsh moniker means "young warrior".


Based on likes, Owen ranks #1,055 with users of MeowNames.com.

Owen is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Owen was, over the past 30 days, the 831st ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Owen is a name that's increasing in popularity with new kitten owners. According to our stats, it's more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Owen was viewed 11 times, and liked 1 times.

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