- Anglicised from the Irish saints' name Ruadhán ("little red one"), or as a surname from Ó Ruadháin ("descendant of Ruadhán"). (Wiktionary)
“The title Rowan tree has affixed itself to the Mountain Ash, as derived from the Norse, _Runa_ (a charm), because it is supposed to have the power of averting the evil eye.”
“All this leaves me wondering whether Rowan is actually a Christian at all, in any coherent sense of the word.”
“Becca Rowan is a reader, writer, and musician who divides her time between the (stodgy) suburbs of Detroit, Michigan and the (stylish) environs of Naples, Florida.”
“To prevent anyone falling into the trap of thinking that Rowan is being uncharacteristically straightforward, he muddles things with:”
“(Soundbite of stapling) O'DOWD: People like Kevin Rowan don't expect a turnaround any time soon.”
“O'DOWD: Rowan is standing next to a 450-pound gargoyle statue that's bound for Washington State.”
“While all the other boys in Rowan's class go off to each other's houses for tea after school, I haven't had the energy.”
“But Rowan is curious about the mysterious boy and the negative.”
“For example, in Rowan v. Post Office Dept., the Court found that “junk mail” sent to the homeowner in question violated the “right of the unwilling listener” because the homeowner in that case specifically requested that no junk mail be sent to him.”
“Rowan is trying to Swansify the rest of the world.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘Rowan’.
This started on Facebook, until yarb suggested an open list. Have at!
A caveat: There are other lists containing names we DON'T want to use. In case your twisted mind is bent that way,...
Looking for tweets for Rowan.