Rowena

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval Latinized form of some Old Saxon name, possibly Germanic hrod "fame" + wynn "joy". It was revived after Walter Scott used it in his novel Ivanhoe (1819).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Rowena

  1. A female given name.
  2. An unincorporated community in Kentucky
  3. A community in New Brunswick, Canada
  4. A town in New South Wales, Australia
  5. A CDP in Oregon
  6. An unincorporated community in South Dakota
  7. An unincorporated community in Texas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: A Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press 2001.

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