Owen Family History
Owen Name Meaning
Welsh: from the personal name Owain from Latin Eugenius (see Eugene ). This Welsh personal name is cognate with Old Irish Eogán see 2 and Scottish and Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’. See McEwen . Irish: from Ó hEoghain ‘descendant of Eoghan’. See Ewen .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press