Given Name ROWENA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: ro-EE-nə   [details]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly a Latinized form of a Germanic name derived from the elements hrod "fame" and wunn "joy, bliss". According to the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, this was the name of a daughter of the Saxon chief Hengist. It was popularized by Sir Walter Scott, who used it for a character in his novel 'Ivanhoe' (1819).

Categories

Harry Potter characters, Supernatural characters
VARIANT: Rowina
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