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The name Owen is of Welsh origin, and means well born.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Owen has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Owen
Use of the Name Owen for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
65,933 43,675 35,857 29,520 22,223 12,313 6,633
The table below indicates the number of times the name Owen has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Owen
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188016978  
188117467  
188219965  
188318963  
188415191  
188518870  
188617083  
188718468  
188815698  
188918175  
189019768  
189118073  
1892158102  
189318480  
189418680  
189519575  
189619783  
189720370  
189822164  
189920166  
190020393  
190118380  
190222763  
190319283  
190422071  
190519689  
190621782  
1907195104  
1908198105  
190923390  
1910215118  
1911196155  
1912209265  
1913216294  
1914225354  
1915218478  
1916219489  
1917223491  
1918213589  
1919221560  
1920217598  
1921194705  
1922205632  
1923224585  
1924213632  
1925227580  
1926238553  
1927238549  
1928247508  
1929235527  
1930246509  
1931251454  
1932254449  
1933249438  
1934259434  
1935269409  
1936276384  
1937268411  
1938274407  
1939284381  
1940294362  
1941286411  
1942298414  
1943300418  
1944303391  
1945309366  
1946324391  
1947340401  
1948340387  
1949351367  
1950341390  
1951355373  
1952326456  
1953341410  
1954358404  
1955387344  
1956368398  
1957382407  
1958406371  
1959405382  
1960403387  
1961420355  
1962429347  
1963476279  
1964464292  
1965471273  
1966471265  
1967496229  
1968519214  
1969465271  
1970520241  
1971520246  
1972445318  
1973427335  
1974431333  
1975470294  
1976475277  
1977444322  
1978492269  
1979411369  
1980443349  
1981431375  
1982432376  
1983440356  
1984416394  
1985422412  
1986429403  
1987407456  
1988417464  
1989451432  
1990453477  
1991465452  
1992475452  
1993465454  
1994454485  
1995352696  
19962781,002  
19972241,363  
19981791,868  
19991532,368  
20001452,708  
20011313,020  
2002944,182  
2003725,680  
2004666,633  
Totals:  65,933 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Owen as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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