Last name origins & meanings:
- Welsh: from the Welsh personal name Owain, probably a
borrowing in Roman times of Latin Eugenius (see Eugene),
but possibly of more ancient Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic
- Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of
Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’ (see McEwen).
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