Meaning of the name Owen. Listen and learn how to pronounce Owen so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.
MEANING: 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.
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Owen Eoghan
PRONUNCIATION: “o + in”
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Owen and read along with the meaning)