Bowen - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Bowen—Bowen is the anglicised form in latter times of the surnames Bohan and Bohanna, in the districts surrounding Bandon and Ballincollig, Co. Cork. In Gaelic, O Buadhachain. Bowen itself is a Celtic name of Welsh origin, written Ab 'Owein.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees