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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ewan

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From Scottish Gaelic Eòghan.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Ewan

Ewan McGregor is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1993. Ewan was given the name Ewan Gordon McGregor on March 31st, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.


Ewan MacColl n was a playwright, folksinger, labour activist, and union organizer. He was most prominent from 1930 to present. Ewan was given the name James Henry Miller on January 25th, 1915 in Broughton, Salford. He died on October 22nd, 1989.


He has been prominent since 1979. Ewan was given the name Andrew Ewan Stewart by his parent EMI Top Rank on August 8th, 1957 in Glasgow, Scotland.


Ewan Dobson is a fingerstyle guitar and acoustic music musician. He plays Guitar and Guitar (Ewan Dobson album). His career lasted from 1998 to 1998. Ewan was born Ewan Dobson on September 9th, 1981.


Ewan Roberts was a television actor, actor, and film actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1948 to 1982. Ewan was born on April 29th, 1914 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He breathed his last breath on January 10th, 1983.


Ewan Birney is a scientist in the fields of bioinformatics, genomics, and computational biology. Ewan was given the name Ewan John Frederick William Birney in Paddington.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ewan

Caleb was born on July 11th, 1994 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


Chris was born on October 6th, 1976.


Gregor was born on June 28th, 1971.


How popular is the baby name Ewan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 7 0 7
1976 6 0 6
1981 7 0 7
1982 8 0 8
1983 6 0 6
1987 8 0 8
1993 5 0 5
1994 6 0 6
1997 12 0 12
1998 27 0 27
1999 43 0 43
2000 36 0 36
2001 49 0 49
2002 82 0 82
2003 85 0 85
2004 91 0 91
2005 110 0 110
2006 148 0 148
2007 130 0 130
2008 124 0 124
2009 137 0 137
2010 147 0 147
2011 140 0 140
2012 141 0 141
2013 168 0 168
2014 158 0 158
2015 139 0 139
2016 136 0 136
2017 116 0 116

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Popularity of Ewan as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ewan U.S.
  White 77.47% 64.26%
  African American 13.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.12% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ewan

People with the last name Ewan are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ewan

  • How Popular is the name Ewan? Ewan is the 6,247th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ewan was the 25,255th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ewan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,272 babies born with the first name Ewan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ewan to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ewan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ewan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ewan is Friday, July 23rd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Ewan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ewan was in 2013 with a total of 168 babies.
  • Random Ewan Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ewan is not a popular baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Ewan: Your name in reverse order is Nawe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anwe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ewan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 981 people with the last name Ewan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ewan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ewan as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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