The 50 Best Middle Names for Rowan

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It goes without saying that expecting a baby takes a lot of planning.

You need to buy diapers, decorate the nursery, build the crib, and decide on things like baby food and clothes.

Plus, you need to think of a name for your baby!

A person’s name plays a big part in how others see him. It also influences how your son will think about himself one day. (No pressure!)

So it’s no wonder Google becomes a new parent’s best friend. You can spend hours looking online for the perfect first name.

But, if you spend all of your time looking for a first name, you might lose steam when it comes to finding a middle name.

That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!

Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Rowan.

I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.

Hope it helps!

Middle name ideas for a boy named Rowan

Drum roll please… let’s look at the list!

Most of these ideas come straight from the mouths of real parents of real Rowans who have been kind enough to share their runners-up. I’ve also thrown in a few middle name ideas of my own.

  1. Rowan Aaron

  2. Rowan Alexander

  3. Rowan Anthony

  4. Rowan Ashton

  5. Rowan Barrett

  6. Rowan Bennett

  7. Rowan Brennan

  8. Rowan Bryce

  9. Rowan Bryson

  10. Rowan Cade

  11. Rowan Caleb

  12. Rowan Carson

  13. Rowan Christian

  14. Rowan Christopher

  15. Rowan Cruz

  16. Rowan David

  17. Rowan Denver

  18. Rowan Devon

  19. Rowan Eli

  20. Rowan Eric

  21. Rowan Everett

  22. Rowan Frederick

  23. Rowan Grayson

  24. Rowan Gregory

  25. Rowan Heath

  26. Rowan Hudson

  27. Rowan Isaac

  28. Rowan James

  29. Rowan Jaxon

  30. Rowan Kenneth

  31. Rowan Lucas

  32. Rowan Luke

  33. Rowan Mason

  34. Rowan Matthew

  35. Rowan Michael

  36. Rowan Nathaniel

  37. Rowan Noel

  38. Rowan Oliver

  39. Rowan Patrick

  40. Rowan Philip

  41. Rowan Preston

  42. Rowan Sean

  43. Rowan Seth

  44. Rowan Steven

  45. Rowan Tanner

  46. Rowan Tyler

  47. Rowan Victor

  48. Rowan Wes

  49. Rowan Wesley

  50. Rowan Zachary

My favorite middle names for Rowan are Rowan Patrick and Rowan Michael.

I like how these two-syllable names go so well with the name Rowan. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!

Meaning of the name Rowan

According to BabyCenter, Rowan is of Irish origin with a meaning of “red.”

Rowan is relatively equal in popularity as a girl’s name, making it a good choice if you want a gender-neutral name.

The name Rowan came in at number 124 on the popularity list for boy names of 2021.

It bumped down 26 places from its place on the 2020 list of boy names.

Some famous people named Rowan are actor Rowan Sebastian Atkinson and theologian Rowan Douglas Williams.

Wrapping Up

OK, so if you didn’t find anything you loved on the list, here’s what I recommend:

Visit some discussion forums for parents like Nameberry or Babycenter and make yourself familiar with the search function — look for ‘middle names for Rowan’ and you’re bound to find tons of old threads to peruse! If you need some fresh, modern ideas, why not start your own thread?

Next, you could also consider some other popular boy names like Roman, Jaxon, or Cole.

Finally, here are some helpful guides that might help you get ready for baby’s arrival!

Hope this helps!