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Trying to find the perfect middle name to go with the name Rowan? Check out this list of 65+ middle names (with meanings!) for a future baby Rowan, including girls, boys and unisex options.
Rowan is a lovely gender neutral name with a nature vibe. It came on the scene at the new millennium and has quickly gained in popularity.
Rowan has held firm as a unisex name over the last two decades, with its popularity steadily climbing for both boys and girls. In 2021, it ranks #241 for girls and #106 for boys.
These middle name lists are curated from my own database of over 2000 names. When selecting names to feature here, I looked at overall flow, similar style and originality. I purposely focused on names that may be a little off the beaten path with the hope of giving new ideas that you may not find elsewhere on your name search.
Up first we have an overview of the name Rowan and it’s place in our naming zeitgeist. Then you’ll find middle name lists broken down by girls, boys and unisex names.
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Meaning & Trends of Rowan
Rowan means “rowan tree” or “red-haired.” The name is of Irish and Scottish origins. It is debated whether Rowan has always been a gender neutral name or if it originated as a male or female name.
Rowan is a recognizable name that is easy to spell and pronounce. It’s neutral, nature vibe fits well in today’s naming fashion.
The alternative spellings Rowen and Rohan are also popular pick for boys, sitting at #539 and #797 respectively.
Girl Middle Names for Rowan
First, let’s turn to girl middle names that go well with Rowan. If you’d like to keep with the Scottish and Irish theme, consider Rowan Maeve or Rowan Fiona. I personally like Rowan Cecelia and Rowan Adele.
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|Rowan Brielle||(hunting ground)|
|Rowan Elia||(God has answers)|
|Rowan Fiona||(white, fair)|
|Rowan Galilee||(country of Gentiles)|
|Rowan Hattie||(home ruler)|
|Rowan Hazel||(hazel tree)|
|Rowan Ivy||(evergreen vine)|
|Rowan Joanna||(God is gracious)|
|Rowan Kiara||(clear, dark one)|
|Rowan Oaklyn||(oak lake)|
|Rowan Violeta||(purple, flower)|
Boy Middle Names For Rowan
The list below are middle name ideas for boy Rowans. For boys, Rowan Ivar, Rowan Nash, and Rowan Thatcher are fetching middle name options.
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|Rowan Brady||(broad meadow; broad chested)|
|Rowan Heath||(moor dweller)|
|Rowan Huxley||(Hugh’s meadow)|
|Rowan Kane||(warrior, man, golden)|
|Rowan Marshall||(horse caretaker)|
|Rowan Nash||(by the ash tree)|
|Rowan Samuel||(God has heard)|
|Rowan Saul||(prayed for)|
|Rowan Stetson||(young person)|
|Rowan Thatcher||(roof maker)|
|Rowan Vance||(by the marshland)|
|Rowan Zane||(God’s gift)|
Gender Neutral Middle Names for Rowan
If you’d like to keep your baby’s full name gender neutral, below you’ll find gender neutral middle names that flow well with Rowan. I personally like Rowan Baylor and Rowan Quill, as a unique alternative to unisex Quinn.
|Rowan Adley||(God is just)|
|Rowan Aubrey||(elf ruler)|
|Rowan Baylor||(delivery person)|
|Rowan Bellamy||(good friend)|
|Rowan Bristol||(at the bridge)|
|Rowan Cassidy||(clever; curly hair)|
|Rowan Chandler||(candle maker)|
|Rowan Finley||(fair-haired warrior)|
|Rowan Haisley||(hazel tree)|
|Rowan Kit||(bearing Christ)|
|Rowan Mica||(loved friend)|
|Rowan Murphy||(sea warrior)|
|Rowan Nico||(people of victory)|
|Rowan Perry||(pear tree)|
|Rowan Presley||(priest’s meadow)|
|Rowan Quill||(from the woods, feather)|
|Rowan Rain||(rain shower)|
|Rowan Selah||(praise, bolder)|
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Examples of Rowan as a Middle Name
Thinking about Rowan in the middle name spot instead? Check out these ideas for using Rowan as a middle name.
First, Rowan works well as the middle name for the following girls’ first names:
- Everly Rowan
- Hailey Rowan (also see: 65+ Middle Names for Hailey)
- Kate Rowan
- Matilda Rowan
- Ruby Rowan
Next, some boy first names that vibe well with Rowan as a middle:
- Brooks Rowan
- Dash Rowan
- Dean Rowan
- Hugo Rowan
- Thatcher Rowan
Lastly, these unisex first names match well with middle name Rowan:
- Avery Rowan
- Elliot Rowan (also see: 75 Middle Names for Elliot)
- Landry Rowan
- Parker Rowan
- Sage Rowan
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Things to Consider When Choosing a Middle Name
Some final things to consider before finalizing on a full name:
- Nicknames: does the middle name provide any good nicknames for your baby?
- Initials: do the name initials spell anything?
- Full Name Search: are there well-known associations of the full name?
- Popularity Trend: how is the popularity of the name changing? (You can check our name popularity visualization tool here.)
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